Audiokinetic K.K. Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

Audiokinetic Inc. commemorates the 10th anniversary of its first subsidiary, Audiokinetic K.K.

Tokyo, Japan– December, 1st 2023– Audiokinetic Inc., the leading global provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the interactive media and gaming industries, proudly commemorates the 10th anniversary of its subsidiary Audiokinetic K.K. This milestone marks a decade of unwavering commitment to Japan's dynamic gaming industry.

Audiokinetic K.K. was the company’s first subsidiary, and since its establishment in 2013, the company has earned increasing recognition for its dedication to excellence in interactive audio solutions and as a major player within the gaming and interactive media industries both internationally, and in Japan.

Japan boasts a prosperous gaming industry, and over the past ten years, Audiokinetic K.K. has played a pivotal role in the expansion of its parent company’s ecosystem, establishing strategic partnerships with major Japanese studios, developers and OEMs. In addition to building strong alliances with Japan’s top technology companies and platform manufacturers such as Bandai Namco Entertainment, Capcom, Konami Digital Entertainment, Kojima Productions, and Square Enix, Audiokinetic Inc. was acquired by the Sony Group Company in 2019.

Martin H. Klein, Founder and CEO of Audiokinetic Inc., expressed his gratitude for the unwavering support from Japan’s audio community, partners, customers, and employees. "The 10th anniversary of Audiokinetic K.K. is a testament to the dedication and hard work of everyone involved. We are immensely proud of the subsidiary's achievements and look forward to continued success in the years to come. As we embark on our next chapter, we remain committed to pushing boundaries, fostering cross-platform interactive audio innovation within gaming, advancing our diversification objectives as we provide solutions to the Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) and Automotive industries, and delivering unparalleled value to our community and partners in Japan.”

The company's success can be attributed to its talented workforce, strategic collaborations, commitment to delivering cutting-edge interactive audio solutions, and its unparalleled devotion to the audio community. Innovation, quality and customer satisfaction are major pillars that have solidified its position as a leading player in Japan’s dynamic technology and gaming sectors.

To celebrate this significant occasion, Audiokinetic K.K. is hosting a special Wwise Tour event, today at Scramble Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. The event brings together industry partners and members of the audio community, and features first class demonstrations by distinguished game audio sound designers, composers and developers.

About Audiokinetic

Audiokinetic is the leading provider of cross-platform audio solutions for interactive media and gaming, and sets new standards in interactive audio production for location-based entertainment, automotive, consumer electronics, and training simulation. A trusted and strategic partner to the world’s largest interactive media developers and OEMs, Audiokinetic has a long-established ecosystem of allies within the audio industry and amongst platform manufacturers. The company’s middleware solutions include the award-winning Wwise®, as well as Wwise Automotive™ and Strata™. Audiokinetic, a Sony Group Company, is headquartered in Montréal, Canada, has subsidiaries in Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai, China, Hilversum, Netherlands, as well as Product Experts in the USA.

For media inquiries:
Nour Al Hammoud - Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
Audiokinetic, Inc.
+1 514 499-9100 Ext: 236