Insomniac Games: Spider-Man developer bought from PlayStation
Marvel’s Spider-Man developer, Insomniac Gameswas purchased from PlayStation.
The studio has a long-standing close relationship with Sony and is famous for its work on the Ratchet & Clank and Resistance series, although it has also worked with Xbox in the past (for the Xbox One launch title Sunset Overdrive) and most recently. is dabbled in PC and mobile games. But it is with PlayStation 4’s exclusive Spider-Man that Insomniac has found himself firmly in the spotlight. Today’s announcement from Sony notes that the hit Marvel game has moved a whopping 13.2 million copies.
Insomniac Games will now be part of Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Worldwide Studios, along with other first party studios such as Naughty Dog, Media Molecule and Guerilla, among others.
Big news: @InsomniacGames is joining PlayStation’s Worldwide Studios! We are honored and thrilled to join forces with this legendary developer. Please join us in congratulating our friends and partners at Insomniac! pic.twitter.com/hhhqhxZE7k
– PlayStation (@PlayStation) August 19, 2019
“Insomniac Games is one of the most acclaimed development studios in the industry and their legacy of best-in-class storytelling and gameplay is unparalleled,” Sony studio head Shawn Layden said. “We have enjoyed a strong collaborative relationship with the studio for many years and are thrilled to officially welcome them to the Worldwide Studios family. The addition of Insomniac Games to SIE WWS reaffirms our commitment to developing world-class gaming experiences that can only be found on the PlayStation platform ”.
“Joining the WWS family offers Insomniac even greater opportunities to realize our studio vision of making positive and lasting impressions on people’s lives.” Said Ted Price, founder and head of Insomniac Games. “We’ve had a special relationship with PlayStation pretty much from the start. Our collaboration amplifies our potential and Marvel’s Spider-Man has been a testament to that. We are excited to take the next step in our growth together with our long-time WWS partners. Above all, we can’t wait to bring fresh new experiences to our fans. ”