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Capcom raising Japanese staff salaries by 30%

Capcom raising Japanese staff salaries by 30%

Publishing giant Capcom is raising the base salary for its Japanese employees.

In a post on its investor relations portalas reported by VGC – staff compensation will increase by almost a third as of today (April 1st). That's on top of a new bonus framework, which will see Capcom employees rewarded based on the company's performance.

The firm has also hired a new chief human resources officer whose role is to manage communication between staff and management.

“Driven by its philosophy of being a Creator of Entertainment Culture that Stimulates Your Senses, Capcom will work to address the issues facing our society while aiming improve its corporate value and establishing a relationship of trust with employees and stakeholders,” the company wrote.

Capcom continued: "Driven by its philosophy of being a Creator of Entertainment Culture that Stimulates Your Senses, Capcom will work to address the issues facing our society while aiming to improve its corporate value and establishing a relationship of trust with employees and stakeholders." 


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Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he joined Steel Media as the editor for new site PCGamesInsider.biz. In October 2019 he left this full-time position at the company but still contributes to the site on a daily basis. He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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