Sega announce they are planning to revive some of their major IPs.

Sega MegaDrive and MegaCD

Sega MegaDrive and MegaCD

The Japanese video games developer, as part of its Road to 2020 business presentation, is looking to bring back some of their major titles for both the packaged games and the digital games market.

Under the umbrella of the packaged games field include titles such as 'Total War: Warhammer', 'Yakuza 6: The Song of Life', 'Football Manager 2017' and 'Persona 5'.

Sega is looking to expand the existing IPs and obtain new ones for North American and European PC games and is hopeful that the of these titles will build revenue base and challenge for new IPs.

It is reported the sales of 'Persona 5' and 'Total War: Warhammer' performed well in the last fiscal year, according to gematsu.com.

For the end of the next fiscal year Sega is planning to develop further sales overs and plans unit sales of around 11.6 million with other titles including 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III', 'Endless Space 2' and 'Total War: Warhammer 2'.

As part of their revival, the games set to make a comeback in the digital games field include 'Puyo Puyo!! Quest', 'Hortensia Saga', 'Chain Chronicle 3' and 'Phantasy Star Online 2'.

For their online Sega hopes to create global hit titles as well as establishing a digital marketing business and expand overseas.

In order to create titles that will become global hits, getmatsu.com claims Sega are reviving past IPs and will use existing, new and external IPs.

The company will also maximise the value of these IPs by developing and expanding channels on other devices including mobile phones and tablets, PC and games consoles.