Game x Municipality (2021)
Rogue Company x Kyoto City collab
In Kyoto City, we will collaborate with domestic and overseas companies in order to protect, nurture, and carefully pass on the landscape, culture, and traditions of the world’s treasure, Japan’s precious property, “Historical City, Kyoto.” We are actively working on.
While the number of tourists from Japan and overseas is decreasing due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, KPMG Consulting Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Masahiro Miyahara, below , KPMG Consulting), a US game company Hi-Rez Studio (Headquarters: Atlanta, CEO Stewart Chisam, hereinafter, Hi-Rez, image of Kyoto in the company’s online game “Rogue Company” The purpose is to connect with new Kyoto fans in Japan and overseas in a different way from the past, and to revitalize the region by releasing the Japanese season and disseminating it to Kyoto.
“Rogue Company” is a free-to-play online shooting game in which users fight against enemy teams by making full use of unique weapons and abilities as a member of “Rogue Company” composed of mercenaries from all over the world. Since the open beta version started in September 2020, it has gained more than 20 million users worldwide, mainly in North America and Europe.
This time, on August 10, 2021, “Rogue Company” Season 3 “The Kyoto Job”, which was produced in collaboration with Hi-Rez and Kyoto City, started, and a new map “Palace: Kyoto City Japan” was released. It will be added.
This season 3 was produced as a Japanese season with the image of Kyoto. The city of Kyoto provided Hi-Rez with information on Kyoto’s historic sites and cultural properties to make the Japanese season even more attractive.
In addition, after the release of Season 3, Hi-Rez will inform users all over the world of the charm of Kyoto on the official Twitter of “Rogue Company” and cooperate with the efforts to solicit donations to support Kyoto. is. In addition, Hi-Rez and his KPMG consulting have offered donations to protect and nurture the nature, landscape and culture of Kyoto.
Hi-Rez Studios is an independent, privately held American video game company. The company was established in 2005 by Erez Goren and Todd Harris. Hi-Rez Studios’ games include the squad-based shooter Global Agenda, the critically acclaimed Tribes: Ascend, the third-person MOBA Smite, the hero shooter Paladins, and the third-person shooter Rogue Company. In 2012, Hi-Rez Studios was recognized as a Top 30 Video-Game Developer by Game Developer Magazine and Gamasutra. Hi-Rez are the current owners of the Metaltech license, including Battledrome, Earthsiege, Starsiege, the CyberStorm series, and the Tribes series. With the exception of Battledrome and CyberStorm, the games were released as freeware by Hi-Rez on October 30, 2015.