Sony has acquired Bluepoint Games, the developer responsible for excellent remakes such asDemons Souls and the previous gen’s Shadow of the Colossus. It is also known for the remastered Uncharted trilogy and the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Sony noted that the Demon’s Souls remake has sold more than 1.4 million copies since it was released as a PS5 launch title last November.
“There’s a long history of trust between Bluepoint and Sony Interactive Entertainment,” said Marco Thrush, Bluepoint’s president, in a press release. “Our first game, Blast Factor, was a PS3 launch title, and our latest title, Demon’s Souls, was ready to challenge the PS5 launch crowd. We share the same values, and we’m just as committed to creating great new ones. game . “
This is not a surprise as PlayStation Japan accidentally tweeted an image mentioning a Bluepoint acquisition, when the company announced that it was buying builder Housemarque.