PlayStation cell push has intensified with the acquisition of cell developer, Savage Game Studios. Early this morning, Head of PlayStation Studios Hermen Hulst took to the PS Weblog to not solely unveil the corporate’s latest acquisition, but in addition announce the institution of PlayStation Studios Mobile Division, which is able to function independently from the console enterprise. Hulst additionally reassured followers that Sony’s nonetheless dedicated to console video games and single-player experiences.
PlayStation cell division will make video games based mostly on new and current IP
Though it’ll function independently, the newly-formed PlayStation cell division will make video games based mostly on current in addition to new PlayStation IP. Savage Game Studios is a comparatively new developer, having solely been based just a few years in the past. Nevertheless, Hulst says that Savage is run by “vastly gifted” creatives with expertise making in style video games loved by gamers all over the world. Savage’s web site doesn’t reveal a lot, besides that it has workplaces in Finland and Germany. A press release from its CEO and co-founder, Michail Katkoff, on the acquisition reads:
We made this deal as a result of we consider that PlayStation Studios’ management respects our imaginative and prescient for the way we are able to finest function and succeed, and since they too usually are not afraid to take possibilities. All of that, plus the flexibility to probably faucet into PlayStation’s wonderful catalog of IP and the truth that we’ll profit from the type of help that solely they will present… The more durable query to reply could be ‘why not?’ On behalf of all people at Savage Game Studios, thanks for having us. We will’t wait to indicate you what we’ve been engaged on!
Hulst added that Sony is dedicated to increasing past console, opening its IPs to a wider viewers.