Konami’s decision to restructure internally and close several divisions was met with mixed reactions. The company soon clarified that this would not affect game development in any way.In mid-January, an announcement for investors appeared on Konami’s official website.

It also talked about the dissolution of three production departments at once, which were previously responsible for the development of games.

Yesterday, in a comment for IGN, the company clarified that as part of the restructuring, it decided to consolidate the three divisions that existed before, it has no plans to stop working on games.

“The announcement made concerns internal restructuring, which includes the merger of production units. We have not “closed” our gaming divisions, a company representative told IGN.

Last year, Konami opened a division for publishing games by Western studios. Now the company is also developing a football simulator PES 2022 for a new generation of consoles.