Yahoo! Japan is going to publish mobile games, – it became known that the Japanese Internet giant is hiring a team of relevant specialists.


Yahoo! Japan, which is a joint venture of two corporations, Yahoo! and Softbank hires producers, designers, engineers, development directors – obviously, in order to enter the mobile gaming market. There have been no official comments from the management yet, but the announcement speaks for itself.

It should be noted that the company has been ready for this step for a long time. She owns Yahoo! Japan Game is a platform that offers both browser-based and client-based online games. Also in the asset of Yahoo! Japan – Yahoo Mobage, a social gaming platform for PC. The company has been cooperating for two years with Kakaotalk, a Korean messenger that is actively monetized through the sale of games. In addition, Softbank, the co-owner of the company, recently acquired two, without exaggeration, giants of the game industry – GungHo and Supercell.

Let’s add, the Yahoo! team Japan has more than 5,000 people, and the resource itself has about 28 million active registered users per month.