Project X Zone co-producer Koji Ishitani leaves Monolith Soft

Koji Ishitani, co-producer of Project X Zone and Project X Zone 2, has left Monolith Soft, the developer announced on Twitter.

“As of the end of last week, on March 31, I resigned from Monolith Soft, which I belonged to for about 16 years,” Ishitani said in a tweet. “I was involved with works from Xenosaga Episode I to Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean to Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier EXCEED to Project X Zone 2, but to everyone who supported me and worked with me, and above all else to those who played the games, thank you very much!”

Ishitani isn’t the only developer to leave Monolith Soft with the start of the new fiscal year. Project X Zone director Soichiro Morizumi also announced his leave this weekend.

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naruga1151d ago (Edited 1151d ago )

lot of senior Japanese developers leave their companies lately ...what happens?? will they form new ones? will they continue developping for consoles? ...its kind of worrisome

Irishguy951151d ago

Hopefully they're just moving around. Quite common is Software industry

prankster1011151d ago

Not really... They'll just end up putting out a Sony PS4 exclusive - ala Hideo Kojima.

XiNatsuDragnel1151d ago

Hopefully they form a new company together:)