Capcom joins Bandai Namco in increasing employee salaries.
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Capcom says that they are raising the average salary for their employees by 30%. The studio says they are adding new bonuses for employees based on the company's overall business performance. In a somewhat related story, Capcom is also creating a new Chief Human Resources Officer role.

Capcom's latest investor relations statement says that the pay raise and new initiatives are to help retain their talent as well as boost overall productivity.

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 developer says that they will also work on improving employee performance review processes and training programs. Their Human Resources departments will be reorganized into four main departments in an effort to "bolster productivity by further providing a comfortable workplace environment for employees."

Capcom isn't the only major game studio increasing employee wages. Earlier in March, Bandai Namco announced that they were increasing all employee salaries by 50,000 yen (~$410 USD) per month with an increase in starting salary moving from 232,000 yen (~$1,906) per month to 290,000 yen (~$2,382) per month.