Sony has acquired developer Firewalk Studios from Bungie boss Harold Ryan’s “Probably Monsters” collective, making it PlayStation’s 20th first-party studio.
Firewalk was founded in 2018 as a subsidiary of ProblemMonsters and has yet to release its first game.But the studio announced partnership In 2021, it will collaborate with Sony to create a new PlayStation-exclusive triple-A title focused on delivering “memorable multiplayer moments.”
and PlayStation Blog Post Announcing the acquisition and head of PlayStation Studios Hermen Hulst, Firewalk’s work on the still-mysterious title (a project led by former Destiny creative director Ryan Ellis) has been reinforced by Sony’s developer I explained that it led to the acquisition.
“Since announcing our publishing partnership in 2021, we continue to be impressed by the team’s ambition to build modern multiplayer games that connect players in new and innovative ways,” Hulst wrote. “This studio shares our passion for creating inspiring worlds rooted in exceptional gameplay, and we look forward to continuing to invest in their mission.”
Hulst added that Firewalk’s “technical and creative expertise will be brought to PlayStation Studios to expand our live service operations and enable us to offer something truly special for gamers.”
Of course Sony All in on a live service title In recent years, the company previously Release 12 live service games by 2025, six of them by the end of this year. Despite Sony’s ambitious schedule, we’ve heard very little about these projects, but at least we do know some of the studios involved.
Bungie, Sony Acquired in 2022 To help enhance our live service operations, New franchise codename Matterand halfway from Sony there are online/live service games exclusive to PlayStation london studioJade Raymond Haven Studios (Which Sony bought last year), Deviation gameand Naughty Dog – working on. New Last of Us Multiplayer Game for years.
In addition, guerrilla games Developing a new online Horizon project focused on cooperativesa previously reported Twisted Metal game is in the works By UK developer Firesprite.
https://www.eurogamer.net/playstation-acquires-firewalk-studios-as-it-continues-work-on-triple-a-multiplayer-exclusive PlayStation Acquires Firewalk Studios To Continue Dedicated Work On Triple-A Multiplayer