Capcom To Raise Its Employee Salaries by 30% in Japan

The Japanese developer and publisher announced its plans to increase its Japanese staff base salaries by 30% and establish a new bonus system.

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Capcom, the developer and publisher behind Resident Evil and Devil May Cry series, announced that it will raise its Japanese staff base salaries by 30%. The raise, as well as a new bonus system that will be linked to the company’s business performance, comes into place starting April 1.

The decision to increase staff compensation was announced alongside a reorganization of the publisher's HR division around four departments. The R&D Human Resources department, Health and Productivity Management department, People Strategy Team, and the Human Resources department will now work under the direction of the newly established Chief Human Resources Officer. Capcom claims that with the help of the new structure it intends to enhance communication between management and employees.

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"Driven by its philosophy of being a Creator of Entertainment Culture that Stimulates Your Senses, Capcom will work to address the issues facing our society while aiming improve its corporate value and establishing a relationship of trust with employees and stakeholders," the company said in a statement.

In January, Capcom revealed its financial results for the nine months ended December 31, 202t reporting a record net sales of ¥88.1 billion ($774 million). Over the recent years, the company also managed to get ahead with its highly acclaimed successful titles including the Resident Evil 2 and 3 remakes, Devil May Cry 5, and Monster Hunter World.

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