We all know, content is the sinews of war. Sony has understood with many exclusives, the powerful, who have largely contributed to its popularity : Microsoft has also announced a year ago the takeover of several studios in order to contribute to its franchises and new. Case to which Sony has responded with the acquisition of Insomniac Games several months ago and, guess what, the japanese giant seems inclined to absorb other companies.
This is Hiroki Totoki, the executive vice-president and deputy chief financial officer of the company, which has made the declaration during the conference of the quarterly results.
When the day to day relationships with investors, we mentioned that the strength of Sony resided in our content, first-party and our exclusives. In order to strengthen them, we announced in August the acquisition of Insomniac Games, the developer of Spider-Man, which has sold 13.2 million copies.
Thanks to this acquisition, Insomniac Games has become the 14th studio SIE and help improve our content first-party.
In the future, we will continue to search for investment opportunities that will expand our catalog of IPs.
The announcement is clear : if the opportunity presents itself, Sony will acquire other firms in the future. Do you have any ideas of studios that could integrate the family with PlayStation in the future ?