One of this year’s worst-kept secrets is now out in the open. Bluepoint Games, a longtime partner of PlayStation Studios, is now acquired by the Sony gaming studio. Bluepoint Games is officially part of the PlayStation Studios family alongside Insomniac, Sucker Punch Production, Santa Monica Studio, Guerilla Games, and that one studio that made the pretty divisive Last of Us sequel.
Bluepoint Games is known for creating pretty awesome remakes like Demon’s Souls for PS5 and Shadow of the Colossus for PS4. The company also made remasters like Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. Hopefully, with this new acquisition, the team will be making new IPs and hopefully not become a cog in the giant PlayStation wheel, solely helping out other older game studios with completing their games.
Here’s the official statement from Bluepoint Games president Marco Thrush on Sony PlayStation’s blog.
“We’re thrilled to have officially joined PlayStation Studios!
Austin, Texas has been home base for Bluepoint from when we first founded the studio back in 2006 and we’re now a team of close to 70 super-talented creatives and growing. While the studio has certainly grown over the past 15 years, our cultural beliefs have remained the same- to always push the envelope and create the highest-quality games possible all while having fun doing it. The focus on culture has been instrumental to our success and we’re excited that PlayStation Studios shares a similar culture and vision.
PlayStation has such an iconic gaming catalog and for us there’s been nothing better than to bring some of gaming’s masterpieces to new players. Becoming a part of PlayStation Studios, empowers our team to raise the quality-bar even further and create even more impactful experiences for the PlayStation community.
Thanks to everyone who’s supported us throughout the years – we can’t wait to bring you more amazing games in this next chapter for Bluepoint Games!”