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Westone Bit Entertainment will be filing for bankruptcy

Sad news for the Wonder Boy / Monster World fans, the Tokyo District Court is investigating Westone Bit Entertainment for debt. Financial reports indicate the WB/MW developers will file for bankruptcy soon.

Westone’s official site has been closed already, while their Facebook account has been left intact since June 13th.¬†Due to this problem, their upcoming software development and deliveries to PSN 6 Xbox Live have been paused, there is also the copyright problems of their IPs that will enter in hiatus.

So… will SEGA of Japan step in and rescue the¬†Wonder Boy / Monster World franchise? Will they acquire Westone? Or just their share of the IPs? We’ll let you know as the information delivers in the upcoming days!

[Via Game Watch Impress]


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