Career Soft

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Career Soft
Formerly called
Team Career
Kabushiki Gaisha
Industry Video game
Genre Tactical role-playing
Fate Merged into Sega Dream Corporation
Founded June 1996
Defunct September 5, 2013
Headquarters Japan
Parent Atlus

Career Soft is a Japanese video game development studio founded in June 1996 by Team Career, a team within the Masaya Games, which was formed to develop Langrisser and Langrisser II. Career Soft continued to work with Masaya Games for the development of Langrisser III, Langrisser IV and Langrisser V, before they went on to develop the Growlanser series together with the publisher Atlus in 1999. In October 2001, Atlus acquired Career Soft and became the sole publisher of their games.[1] In 2004, after the release of Growlanser IV, the majority of Career Soft's staff was merged into the main development team of Atlus, where they have worked on the Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor series.

On September 5, 2013, as a legal entity, Career Soft was dissolved once Sega acquired Index Corporation and transferred all the target company's assets into Sega Dream Corporation.[2] On the 18 February 2014, the assets of Career Soft was later transferred to the video game development division of Sega Dream Corporation which was re-branded as Atlus.[3]


Year Title Platform(s)
1987 Elthlead PC-8801, MSX2
Gaia no Monshou PC-8801; 1988: PC Engine
1988 Gaiflame
1991 Langrisser Mega Drive, PlayStation; Sega Saturn, Windows
1994 Langrisser II Mega Drive
1995 Der Langrisser Super Famicom, PC-FX; PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Windows
1996 Langrisser III Sega Saturn; 1998: Windows; 2005: PlayStation 2
1997 Langrisser IV Sega Saturn, PlayStation
1998 Langrisser V: The End of Legend
1999 Growlanser PlayStation, Windows, PlayStation 2
2001 Growlanser II: The Sense of Justice PlayStation 2
Growlanser III: The Dual Darkness
2003 Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time
2005 Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time - Return
2006 Growlanser V: Generations/Growlanser: Heritage of War
2007 Growlanser VI: Precarious World
2009 Growlanser PlayStation Portable
2011 Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded/Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time
Megami Tensei
2009 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Nintendo DS
2011 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked Nintendo 3DS