Sony Interactive Entertainment (SEE) has announced the acquisition of Firesprite, a game development studio.
What is Firesprite?
Firesprite is a game studio founded in 2012 in Liverpool, England.
FireSprite has developed several PSVR-compatible and dedicated software titles, including "Playroom," "THE PLAYROOM VR," and "The Persistence" for PS4.
Fire Sprite is also known for being founded by members of Studio Liverpool, which originally developed games such as the F1 series and WipEout series under the Sony umbrella. Studio Liverpool was founded by members of Studio Liverpool, which developed games such as the F1 series and the WipEout series, while the members of Studio Liverpool had previously developed games for a studio called Psygnosis.
Fire Sprite is now the 14th studio to join PlayStation Studios.
We look forward to more VR games in the future.
Jim Ryan, President and CEO of SIE commented
We are delighted to welcome Firesprite to the PlayStation family, we have worked with the founding members of Firesprite for many years and look forward to growing PlayStation's presence in Liverpool in the future. The range of titles they have developed demonstrates their ability to expand the possibilities of traditional gaming experiences and to successfully exploit the potential of the hardware.
Herman Hulst, General Manager of SIE PlayStation Studios, commented
Firesprite has always emphasized the creation of high-quality games utilizing cutting-edge technology, and we are confident that being a part of PlayStation Studios will raise the bar even higher. Firesprite excels at combining the best gaming experiences with new technologies, and their creative vision for the future will meet the expectations of our fans.
Firesprite Managing Director Graham Ankers comments
At Firesprite, we are always looking to introduce new elements to games and genres, and developing games for new technologies is a passion of ours. By being a part of PlayStation Studios, we will be able to further this passion, and by utilizing cutting-edge hardware without limitations, we will be able to leverage our creativity and drive innovation to create unique experiences for PlayStation fans.