Katsuhiro Harada working on most costly project in Bandai Namco history

But COVID-19 has made it slow to start.

Katsuhiro Harada

Bandai Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada is preparing a new title with the largest development cost in company history, Harada said during the “Piro Live! New Year’s Eve Special 2021” live stream.

“Well, honestly I think this might be the most costly development project in Bandai Namco history,” Harada said. “I think its incredible that the higher-ups approved of this. Well, the approval has passed, its just that due to the coronavirus, we haven’t really been able to properly start the project.”

Harada continued, “I’m developing things other than fighting games. I don’t think I’ll ever do any other fighting game other than Tekken. But I won’t say what this project is at this point.”

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