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Sony Announces Upcoming Acquisition of Insomniac Games

Posted Aug 22, 2019 by Poorna Shankar

Sony Announces Upcoming Acquisition of Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games, developers behind Marvel’s Spider-Man, Sunset Overdrive, and Ratchet and Clank, is to be acquired by Sony.

Regarding the acquisition, Shawn Layden, chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios chairman, Shawn Layden, said,

“Insomniac Games is one of the most highly-acclaimed development studios in the industry and their legacy of best-in class storytelling and gameplay is unparalleled. We have enjoyed a strong collaborative partnership with the studio for many years, and are thrilled to officially welcome them to the Worldwide Studios family. The addition of Insomniac Games to SIE WWS reiterates our commitment to developing world class gaming experiences that can only be found on the PlayStation platform.”

Ted Price, CEO and Founder of Insomniac Games, said of the acquisition,

“Joining the WWS family gives Insomniac even greater opportunities to achieve our studio vision of making positive and lasting impressions on people’s lives. We’ve enjoyed a special relationship with PlayStation practically since our inception. Our partnership amplifies our potential, and Marvel’s Spider-Man was a testament to this. We’re excited to take the next step in our growth alongside our longtime WWS partners. Most of all, we look forward to delivering fresh, new experiences for our fans.”

Thanks Polygon.
Poorna Shankar / A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.

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