Sega opens new US office

Sega opens new US office

Japanese games giant Sega is opening a brand new office in the United States.

In a release, the publisher is setting up a new base in Irvine, California, sized at 31,700 square feet. This is located in the city's Innovation Office Park.

The new Sega of America sit is housing 235 employees from the company's publishing arm, as well as Atlus Games.

“The opening of the new Sega of America headquarters in Irvine represents a new era for one of the gaming world's most esteemed brands,” Sega co-COO and Sega of America CEO Shuji Utsumi (pictured) said.

“We’re so proud to introduce this amazing new space for collaboration and creativity for the Sega of America family. Since the company’s founding in 1960, Sega has harboured the spirit of quality, fun and ingenuity in all our works. This new space helps to foster a genial and team-oriented culture to reinforce that purpose and create new stories and worlds that will entertain gamers for generations.”

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