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Not to be confused with Atlas.

Atlus Co., Ltd.,[c] stylized as ATLUS, is a Japanese video game developer and publisher. A subsidiary of Sega, the company is responsible for producing most games in the Megami Tensei franchise.


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In June 2013, it was reported that Index Corporation filed for civil rehabilitation proceedings, facing bankruptcy with debts of ¥24.5 billion.[3] In September 2013, Sega announced their acquisition of Index Corporation at a reported value of ¥14 billion.[4]

In March of 2016, Sega announced in a press release the finalized acquisition of Atlus. From that point all future Atlus titles released in North America would be published by Sega of America. Despite Sega publishing Atlus's games, both entities will continue to identify as individual brands and act autonomously.[5]



  1. Index Corporation was the prior owner of Atlus and merged into it in 2010, making Atlus as an entity cease to exist during that time. But the company faced bankruptcy in 2013
  2. Sega bought Index Corporation in 2013 and renamed it Atlus
  3. Japanese: 株式会社アトラス, Hepburn: Kabushikigaisha Atorasu


  1. ::: アトラス :::. Website.
  2. Atlus 'Dissolved' By Parent Company Index Holdings. Website. Gamasutra August 30, 2010
  3. Atlus at risk after parent company announces bankruptcy (update). Archived: [1]. Retrieved Jun 27, 2013.
  4. Sega buys owner of Persona developer Atlus. Archived: [2]. Retrieved Oct 26, 2013.
  5. Sega will publish all future Atlus games, finalizes acquisition. Archived: [3]. Retrieved April 5, 2016.