PlayStation Studios Acquires Bluepoint
Sony announced Thursday that it acquired Bluepoint Games, the developer of Shadow of the Colossus and Demon Souls - Remake, allowing the studio to work on original games. Bluepoint, a long-standing partner studio, is best known for remastering titles for new hardware and collaborating with Sony Interactive Entertainment on projects and was founded in 2006 by former employees of Retro Studios Andy O’Neil and Marco Thrush.
Bluepoint (r) Games is a leading developer and long-time partner of YOU. Bluepoint (r) Games has developed acclaimed remasters and remakes for the PlayStation (R) console in the past with the latest release the PS5 (tm) Remake of Demons Souls, an acclaimed launch title for the console that has sold more than 1.4 million copies since its November 12, 2020 release. We expect that the next original Bluepoint game you will like will be Demons Souls remake, which will be available on PlayStation 5.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bluepoint will join PlayStation Studios "global development operation and become the 16th studio to join the team. BluePoint (r) Games is a leading developer and long-time partner of SHE. BluePoint (r) Games has developed critically acclaimed remakes and remasters for PlayStation (r) and consoles in the past, and experts in high-quality world development and character creation that will help develop future PS4 properties. Bluepoint believes that joining the PlayStation family will raise the standard of quality for the company and enable it to create even more effective gaming experiences.