Aniplex and developer Delight Works both announced on Wednesday that Aniplex is acquiring the entire game development division of Delight Works. Delight Works is first spinning off the division as a new company, and then Aniplex will acquire the new company and turn it into its new wholly owned subsidiary.
The new company will continue development on the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game, and the production committee of the game will change to be Aniplex, Notes (the corporate name of the Type-Moon creative circle), and the new as-yet unnamed company.
Both companies expect to complete the transfer of ownership by this coming spring, pending approval from related parties.
Delight Works will continue working on its other projects outside of its game development division.
Delight Works is best known for developing the Fate/Grand Order smartphone game, which has inspired…