German publisher and developer Wooga opens an office in Tokyo. In the future, the company plans to work closely with Asian colleagues.
Wooga is based in Berlin, and the Tokyo branch will be the company’s first attempt to set up a studio outside Germany. Why Japan? According to the developer, the future of the industry now belongs to the Asian region.
Jens Begemann, co-founder and CEO of Wooga, believes that Japan occupies a key position in the mobile games market, and this state of affairs will continue in the near future.
It’s hard to disagree with his opinion, given that mobile games have become a significant part of Japanese culture.
To the Tokyo office as a regional manager. Wooga hired Jun Otsuka. He has produced several key LINE releases.
The head office is located in Berlin. The company produces free-to-play mobile games; as of March 2014, it is among the top five developers with the largest number of MAUS on Facebook.