OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capcom Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:9697) will celebrate its 40th anniversary on June 11, 2023, as the date marks forty years since the company’s founding on June 11, 1983. In recognition of this achievement, Capcom is conveying its gratitude to its global stakeholders for their ongoing support over the past 40 years.
To mark the 40th anniversary of its founding, Capcom is taking its slogan of “from Osaka, to the world,” and conveying a message of gratitude to its supporters worldwide in just that way. Its base for doing so will take the shape of Capcom Town (https://teaser.captown.capcom.com/)*, a website conceptualized as a digital, online destination that fans around the world can enjoy, which is slated to open on June 12. The site will feature an array of content, including a virtual museum, in which original artwork and development documents for both the first and latest instalments in the company’s popular game series will be exhibited, as well as a game corner where visitors can play classic Capcom titles such as Mega Man and Street Fighter II. Additionally, Capcom plans to carry out a variety of other global-facing anniversary activities from across its different businesses, including production of an anniversary video it will release over social channels.
*The URL (https://teaser.captown.capcom.com/) is for a teaser site
Under its corporate philosophy of being a Creator of Entertainment Culture that Stimulates Your Senses, Capcom has produced numerous original, popular brands loved throughout the world, including Resident Evil, Monster Hunter, and Street Fighter. Capcom seeks to deliver happiness to people worldwide by offering content that is a source of both comfort and strength, providing games in over 200 countries and regions globally while expanding into other forms of entertainment, including major Hollywood motion pictures and esports.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including groundbreaking franchises Resident Evil™, Monster Hunter™, Street Fighter™, Mega Man™, Devil May Cry™ and Ace Attorney™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Tokyo, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found at https://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/