Sony Interactive Acquires Bluepoint Games
Oct 1, 2021 By MarketDepth
Sony Interactive Entertainment (NYSE: SONY) announced yesterday its decision to acquire Bluepoint Games, a studio best known for remaking classic PlayStation videogames.
Bluepoint Games has won acclaim in recent years for its “Demon’s Souls” remake for the PS5 as well as “Shadow of the Colossus” for the PS4. Furthermore, the company has also released highly rated remasters of fan favorites like “Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection,” “Metal Gear Solid HD Collection” and the “God of War Collection.”
“Bluepoint Games has been an incredible partner to work with over the years, and the craftsmanship they’ve demonstrated on past projects is impeccable. The addition of Bluepoint to PlayStation Studios further demonstrates our continued focus on investing in and fostering creative teams we’re confident will deliver world-class gaming experiences for our fans.”Jim Ryan, President & CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Based in Austin, Texas, Bluepoint will join the global development operation of PlayStation Studios and will be the 16th studio to join the PlayStation Studios group, with the day-to-day operations post-acquisition set to continue to be run by Bluepoint’s current management team.