Japanese gaming giant Sega has announced it will join forces with Gumi Asia to bring its role playing game Chain Chronicle to the west.
The game, which has been downloaded over 4 million times in Japan, and was published by Shanda Games in China, will hit the US on 8 December before releasing elsewhere.
Sega Networks' CEO Haruki Satomi has explained Gumi's solid track record made working with the company a no-brainer.
"After a successful launch in Japan, we have been looking for the right moment to bring the fan-loved Chain Chronicle to the Western market," said Satomi.
"Now is that time and we have full confidence that Gumi, with their solid track record, is the right partner to help our hit title find success in the West."
Into the west
Gumi CEO Hironao Kunimitsu is also confident that Chain Chronicle will find an audience in the west, and is 'thrilled' the firm has been giving the chance to work with Sega.
“I am thrilled that Gumi is about to release Chain Chronicle to English-speaking countries," said Kunimitsu.
"With a deep game system and engaging story, the game was a great success in Japan and is sure to follow the same path worldwide."