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From Software Bought Out By Kadokawa

Dark Souls developer From Software has been bought out by the Japanese publisher Kadokawa, Siliconera reports.

It has been revealed that Kadokawa has bought 80% of the studio’s stock, though the amount they are paying is currently unknown. The deal will be finalized on May 21st.

From Software has been around since 1986, but they rose to true prominence recently with their fantastic Souls series. It all began with 2009‘s Demon’s Souls, which was followed by 2011‘s Dark Souls and 2014‘s Dark Souls II.

Naotoshi Zin, who is the boss of From Software, believes that both companies will benefit from this deal and it will result in more in-depth games.