Atlus Dissolved By Parent Company

Atlus Dissolved By Parent Company

Japan-based publisher and developer Atlus has been dissolved as an independent entity by its parent company.

Index Holdings said on its website (via Gamasutra) that it’s streamlining its business to focus on "profitable core areas", and that as part of the process the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona publisher has been brought under its direct control.

An official press release suggests that the Atlus brand will live on in one form or another, but the future direction of the company remains unclear, with Index declining to comment further on the matter at the current time.

Index Holdings acquired Atlus in November 2006 in a stock buyout.