Sony Interactive Entertainment set to acquire Bluepoint Games

Earlier today, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that it will be acquiring long-time partner of SIE, Bluepoint Games. The Austin , Texas developer is the 16th studio to join the PlayStation Studios family. With a relationship spanning more than 15 years, Bluepoint Games' most recent release was the PS5 remake of Demon’s Souls, the developers expertise in high-quality world building and character creation will aid in the development of future PlayStation Studios properties. 

Jim Ryan,, President & CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment had the following to say about today's announcement.  

“Bluepoint Games has been an incredible partner to work with over the years, and the craftmanship they’ve demonstrated on past projects is impeccable,” said Jim Ryan, President & CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment. “The addition of Bluepoint to PlayStation Studios further demonstrates our continued focus on investing in and fostering creative teams we’re confident will deliver world-class gaming experiences for our fans.” 

“Bluepoint’s roster of critically-acclaimed PlayStation remakes and remasters is unmatched and with each of its projects the team has surpassed the high-quality standards we look for at PlayStation Studios,” said Hermen Hulst, Head of PlayStation Studios. “They have the expertise in developing for our hardware, possess the technical savvy to create showcases for our platform, and understand the artistry of beautiful environments and compelling characters. The creative ambition and skillset within the talented team at Bluepoint will breathe new life into upcoming projects and I couldn’t be happier to officially welcome them into PlayStation Studios.” 

“There is a long history of trust between Bluepoint and SIE,” said Marco Thrush, President, Bluepoint Games. “Our first game, Blast Factor, was a PS3 launch title, and our most recent title, Demon’s Souls was ready to provide a challenge for the PS5 launch crowd. We share the same values and we’re equally committed to creating great new games. Joining PlayStation Studios will empower our team of highly talented and passionate creators to take the quality bar even higher and undertake more ambitious projects while retaining our company culture and identity.”