Capcom Stands Firm: Rejects Microsoft Acquisition Offers
Power Move: Capcom's Resolute Stance on Independence
In a candid conversation with Bloomberg, Capcom’s Chief Operating Officer, Haruhiro Tsujimoto, firmly asserted that the renowned publisher of titles like Street Fighter 6 and Resident Evil 4 is not open to the prospect of being acquired by Microsoft. This declaration comes in response to mounting speculations surrounding potential mergers and acquisitions in the gaming industry involving Capcom.
Capcom’s Organic Growth Approach
When questioned about Capcom’s stance on mergers and acquisitions, Tsujimoto emphasized the company’s dedication to organic growth. He expressed his belief in nurturing and developing in-house talent as a fundamental pillar of their growth strategy. Tsujimoto stated, “It is important to train and develop human resources in-house in order to carry out growth strategies. I also believe we can utilize external partners, but we have no intention of acquiring companies.”