October 17, 2021

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Sony acquires game developer Bluepoint Studios – IT Pro – News

Game developer Bluepoint Studios has been acquired by Sony. The developer is known for remaking Demon’s Souls for PS5 and Shadow of the Colossus and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection for PS4. The developer will become part of PlayStation Studios.

from IGN interview Kan With Marco Thrush, CEO of Bluepoint Games, it looks like the studio will focus on making its own games in the future. “For our next project, we will be working on original content,” Thrush said. “This is the next step. All of our employees have this drive to develop an original game and with Sony’s support we can show what we deserve. After all, we’re not developers trained only to remake and revamp the game.”

There have been rumors of a Sony acquisition of Bluepoint Studios before. when sony announced in June that it was acquiring Finnish developer Housemarque, the company’s Japanese division mistakenly posted an image on Twitter referring to Bluepoint Studios, rather than the Finnish studio.

This is Sony’s fourth acquisition this year. In June, the company acquired Homesmark About, in July he came there Dutch studio Nixxes In September, the acquisition of VR مطور developer fire announced. Other companies in this group include Naughty Dog, Guerrilla Games, Insomniac Games, and Santa Monica Studio.

Sony announces the acquisition of Bluepoint Games
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