After months of hypothesis, it is lastly official: Sony is buying Demon’s Souls developer Bluepoint Video games.
Information of Bluepoint’s addition to the PlayStation Studios roster should not shock many. The Austin-based studio turned heads with 2018’s Shadow of the Colossus remake earlier than tackling its redux of FromSoftware’s Demon’s for the PS5. It has been a longtime impartial collaborator with Sony, remastering important favorites like Uncharted, Steel Gear Stable, and Gravity Rush, and it has nearly completely labored with PlayStation-branded properties. (Apart from Steel Gear, Bluepoint’s solely different third-party challenge was its 2014 port of Titanfall for the Xbox 360.)
A protracted historical past with Sony
Rumors that Sony can be shopping for the developer date again to the corporate’s acquisition of Returnal developer Housemarque in June. That is when the PlayStation Japan Twitter account unintentionally tweeted out a PlayStation Studios splash picture that included key artwork from each Returnal and Demon’s Souls alongside different established Sony video games. Naturally, the tweet was rapidly deleted, however not earlier than the picture was saved.
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