Katsuhiro Harada, who has worked for the popular TEKKEN game series for around 25 years, has now officially announced that he has been promoted to general manager of develop & produce of Bandai Namco original titles. Katsuhiro made the announcement via its official Twitter post.

He also noted that as a new general producer of all of Bandai Namco’s major IPs he will now be responsible for a number of major titles under the brand including Ace Combat, SoulCalibur, Dark Souls, and the Tales Of series.

Katsuhiro Harada in his tweet also said that he will also continue his job as an eSports strategy leader. In response to Katsuhiro Harada promotion Michael Murray via its Twitter account announced that he will now serve as the main producer on the Tekken franchise (including Japan, merchandising and everything related to the IP).