Demon’s Souls Developer Acquired by Sony, for PlayStation Studios

Bluepoint Games, renowned for sterling remakes of classic PlayStation titles, is now an official first-party studio for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Sony acquires Bluepoint Games, a renowned studio for remaking classic PlayStation titles such as Demon’s Souls and Shadow of the Colossus.

Now an official first-party studio for Sony Interactive Entertainment, Bluepoint will “have the freedom to work on original games”, as quoted by Bluepoint president Marco Thrush.

The studio will finally have the freedom and funding to work on original titles

Bluepoint Games President, Marco Thrush

Bluepoint Games, renowned for sterling remakes of classic PlayStation titles, is now an official first-party studio for Sony Interactive Entertainment. Quoted by Bluepoint President Marco Thrush, the studio will finally have the freedom and funding to work on original games.

Welcome to the family, a statement released by PlayStation Studios

Acquired for an undisclosed amount, Bluepoint Games (which currently houses around 70 employees), show’s Sony’s commitment to provide the best experiences on their platform for years to come.

Working on PlayStation titles for the last 15 years, Thrush also says “There’s no other party we would want to partner with. It’s kind of like Sony is, has and always will be the perfect partner.”

Other notable titles that Bluepoint has worked on:

  • Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection
  • Gravity Rush Remastered
  • Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
  • God of War Collection

Continuing, Thrush states: “Every single one of the titles that we have released over the last 15 years have been games that we have been die-hard fans of.”

“Our fundamental philosophy is we all enjoy gaming and we choose to work on projects we enjoy ourselves. … And PlayStation is a great platform to work on because they’ve had so much original, great content.”


What do you think of the acquisition? Do you think it’ll do more for gamers on PlayStation or do you feel as though it might hinder other remakes that you might have hoped Bluepoint to work on? Let us know in the comments below.

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