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Bandai Namco

Developer / Publisher


Parent Company



B.B. Studio

BXD Inc.

D3 Publisher

Reflector Entertainment


YouTube Monetization:


Twitch Subscriber Streams: 


Example Games
  • Dark Souls series

  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

  • Fast & Furious Crossroads*

  • Get Even

  • Jump Force*

  • Little Nightmares series

  • Mr. Driller series

  • NAMCO Museum series

  • Necropolis

  • PAC-MAN franchise

  • Project Cars series

  • RAD

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter

  • Soulcalibur series

  • Tales of series

  • Tekken series

Details and Conditions

BANDAI NAMCO doesn't have a definitive policy statement. However, in 2019 there was an a big issue with many content creators receiving several false copyright claims for their videos using Tekken games. There is a Tweet by the official BANDAI NAMCO NORDICS account responding to the issue, indicating that they do not issue copyright strikes. This is the only information I have been to find on the matter. I might reach out to them out of curiosity and update this page if I get a response.

BANDAI NAMCO also publishes games from other developers so it might be worth reaching out to each one on a game-by-game basis if BANDAI NAMCO does not respond to your inquiry. Keep in mind any licenced properties such as The Fast & Furious which you will most likely not get permission to use for monetization from Universal Pictures or it's parent companies.

*BANDAI NAMCO publishes games that include licenced characters and properties from others that may require additional permissions from their respective rights holders. They also own a number of anime properties of which they publush a large number of games for. Admittedly, I'm not familiar with many Japanese games or anime series or which ones BANDAI NAMCO owns it is a bit beyond the research I'm willing to do.

What it Means

  • Videos and streams SHOULD be allowed

  • More research is required for monetization.

  • Any licensed IP or music not owned by the publisher are not covered by this policy

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