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Eidos to remain "independent"

Square Enix makes no major changes

Square Enix and Eidos have issued a few statements following the formers take over of the latter that was completed last week. Eidos will remain as an independently operated branch of Square Enix with CEO Phil Rogers reporting directly to Yoichi Wada, President and CEO of Square Enix.

The statements from the press release are as follows:

Yoichi Wada, President and CEO, Square Enix Holdings Co.,Ltd., said:

"This is an exciting beginning to what I believe will be an incredible journey. I am very happy that Phil Rogers has agreed to lead Eidos in what I see as an international marriage between our two companies, a marriage that will give birth to great things. Eidos is a content rich company and a culturally significant business to the Square Enix group."

Phil Rogers, CEO, Eidos, said:

"This is a watershed moment for Eidos. We have the backing of an incredible company which believes in our strategy and our people.

In the Square Enix group, we have a parent company, which I have held in high respect for many years, with their meticulous level of perfection and unyielding directive to never compromise on quality.

We have an incredible opportunity to truly deliver on our creative vision, this is a new chapter for Eidos."