Sony Interactive Leisure (SIE) simply introduced the completion of its acquisition of Bungie, the growing studio behind the Future franchise.
The acquisition was initially introduced in January 2022 with a price ticket of $3.6 billion.
Upon changing into a subsidiary of Sony, Bungie launched an announcement offering extra particulars regarding the firm’s future plans. Bungie knowledgeable in it that they continue to be in control of their future and that the studio will proceed to independently publish and creatively develop their video games.
The corporate continued the assertion by asserting that they’ll proceed to drive one unified Bungie group and that their video games will proceed to be the place their group is, wherever they select to play.
It’s value mentioning that this isn’t the one deal accomplished this week as Haven Studios, led by Jade Raymond, turned part of PlayStation too.
In a latest interview with GameIndustry.biz, Jade Raymond stated that Haven Studios shall be engaged on a dwell service title for Sony.
Raymond knowledgeable that Haven Studios is making an unique for PS5, and it’s a dwell service sport, so the studio has extra challenges of make that sort of sport with that sort of supply, however with the PlayStation-level graphics that individuals anticipate.
She concluded her assertion by saying that along with all of this stuff, the sport wants to supply a basis for fixed updates and constructing one thing that may very well be a residing expertise.
With Bungie and Haven beneath their wing, it’s clear that Sony is desiring to launch extra dwell service video games sooner or later.
In February 2022, Sony knowledgeable that they plan to launch 10 on-line titles by the tip of 2026 and that its builders shall be collaborating with Bungie.