Square Enix opens new studio Luminous Productions

Square Enix has opened a new development studio by the name of Luminous Productions, helmed by Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata. The studio is staffed by members of the Final Fantasy XV development team and is currently planning to continue use of the game's Luminous Engine.


There are not many other details than that at the moment, but in the meantime, you can check out the official website here. You can also find a pair of press releases below.

Tokyo, Japan (March 27, 2018) – Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., today announced a newly established development studio, Luminous Productions Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo, Japan.

Luminous Productions was established with the purpose of developing new AAA titles and bringing innovative game and other entertainment content to a global audience.

Staffed with members of the creative team behind "FINAL FANTASY XV" developed within another Square Enix Group studio, Square Enix Co., Ltd., Luminous Productions further builds on Square Enix Group’s vision to create new intellectual properties alongside our existing studios.

More information regarding Luminous Productions’s new projects will be revealed at a later date.

Tokyo, Japan (March 27, 2018) - Led by COOO and Head of Studio Hajime Tabata, Luminous Productions opens it doors today as a new global studio within the Square Enix Holdings group of companies.

Luminious Productions aims to utilized innovative technology and creativity to change the future of gaming and entertainment.

The studio is established with the sole purpose of bringing brand new types of entertainment content to a global audience, while breaking free of existing boundaries and conventions of the gaming industry.

More information regarding new Projects that Luminous Productions will be undertaking will come this year.

More information on Luminous Productions Co., Ltd. can be found at http://www.luminous-productions.com