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About Soft Gear

Soft Gear is a provider of online games that are compatible with a variety of platforms, including home video game consoles, personal computers, and smartphones. The online game library provides an environment that allows numerous simultaneous connections and comfortable operations, with real-time server processing, high-speed network communications, and high-speed 3D graphics processing. The company also provides game development support for game companies aimed at improving quality, such as a debugging service that detects and resolves in-game issues for customers and developers.

Headquarters Location

Kosugi Building, 7th Floor 1-28-11 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku

Tokyo, 160-0022,


81 3 5367 0255

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Soft Gear Patents

Soft Gear has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Data management
  • Debugging
  • Diagrams
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Debugging, Diagrams, Data management, Integrated development environments, IBM mainframe operating systems


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Related Topics

Debugging, Diagrams, Data management, Integrated development environments, IBM mainframe operating systems



Latest Soft Gear News

High-Speed Server System Provider, SOFT GEAR Acquires a Technical Patent for Developing Online Multiplayer Games and Metaverses

Sep 22, 2022

– Realizing the Creation of Virtual Worlds Through the Provision of the Fastest Server Solution in Japan, STRIX – September 22, 2022 04:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time TOKYO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--SOFT GEAR CO., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as SOFT GEAR, Head Office: Shinjuku, CEO: Kengo Aoki), which develops networking libraries and conducts business in server development for online multiplayer games, has developed a high-speed server solution called STRIX and is pleased to announce that they have obtained a patent for their synchronous processing technology, which is one of the core technologies necessary for realizing large-scale virtual worlds. Server Solution STRIX STRIX is a server solution provided for the use of developing online multiplayer games and metaverses. To this day, it is a server solution that has been granted multiple technology patents relate to high-speed communications in both Japan and overseas. In this latest patent, advanced technology that realizes synchronous processing through the use of an algorithm has been recognized. With the incorporation of this patented technology into STRIX, smoother synchronization processing will be realized and will greatly improve the development efficiency of online multiplayer action games and virtual world services where many people are connected at the same time. Supporting the Development of Virtual World Services with the Only Patented Online Multiplayer Game Engine in Japan As mentioned above, STRIX incorporates multiple patents, including international patents, in addition to the synchronous processing patent. As a solution made up of the best of SOFT GEAR’s unique patented technologies, STRIX achieves higher performance than that which is achieved with conventional domestic libraries. In addition to this patent, SOFT GEAR plans to acquire 20 technology patents in 2023, further improve the performance of STRIX, create new functionality focused on user experience, and provide solutions that allow anyone to freely create virtual worlds. During 2023, SOFT GEAR plans to propose and announce an approach to a new type of Metaverse as a solution to the Metaverse that has been attracting attention in recent years. This is also the first step towards creating software that will have a positive impact on Japan’s GDP, which has been one of SOFT GEAR’s philosophies since its establishment in 2008 and it will be a means to make Metaverses more enjoyable and meaningful for everyone. SOFT GEAR will continue to provide and pursue a place of productivity. About SOFT GEAR SOFT GEAR is a technology venture engaged in real-time online game and metaverse development, library research and development, with a focus on server development. The library "STRIX" ( ) developed by SOFT GEAR has many functions necessary for online game development and is widely used by major companies and individuals alike. In November 2021, SOFT GEAR's superiority in network technology was recognized by KDDI Corporation, which invested in the company from its corporate venture fund and formed a capital and business alliance with Namco Bandai Entertainment Inc. SOFT GEAR provides server technology to support customers' network contents with the knowledge and know-how cultivated since the dawn of online games. Contacts

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Soft Gear Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Soft Gear founded?

    Soft Gear was founded in 2008.

  • Where is Soft Gear's headquarters?

    Soft Gear's headquarters is located at Kosugi Building, 7th Floor, Tokyo.

  • What is Soft Gear's latest funding round?

    Soft Gear's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • Who are the investors of Soft Gear?

    Investors of Soft Gear include Global Brain.

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