Finnish Savage Game Studios is acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment
The Helsinki-based Savage Game Studios is acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment. With the acquisition, the game studio becomes a new member of PlayStation Studios Mobile Division, ArcticStartup reports. The financial details of the deal are not disclosed.
- The veteran game developers Michail Katkoff, Michael McManus, and Nad Adjir founded Savage Game Studio in 2020. The startup makes action games with epic stories to foster lasting connections with players around the world. Now, it is working on an unannounced new AAA mobile live service action game.
“I’m really excited about what Savage is working on and I’m confident they will deliver a high-quality experience. Our move into mobile, like our expansion into PC and live service games, strengthens our capabilities and our community, and complements PlayStation Studios’ purpose to make the best games that we can,”Hermen Hulst, Head of PlayStation Studios, comments on the deal.
- Sony Interactive Entertainment, a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, is the buyer. The company has been operating since the launch of the PlayStation gaming console in Japan in 1994, and delivers innovative products to this day.
- Savage Game Studios will now join the newly created PlayStation Studios Mobile Division, an independent operation from console development. After the acquisition, the day-to-day operations will continue to be run by Savage Game Studios’ current management team.