Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has completed its acquisition of Bungie, the studio known for creating Halo as well as creating and producing the chart-topping Destiny series.
“The agreement to acquire Bungie has closed,” the company said on Friday. “So now we can officially say… welcome to the PlayStation family.”
Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said the company’s planned acquisition of Bungie was partly motivated by a desire for PlayStation to become more of a multiplatform business. “We believe it will be a catalyst to enhance our live game services capabilities,” he said. “Our acquisition of Bungie also represents a major step forward in becoming more multiplatform.”
Sony’s acquisition of Bungie is reported to be a deal worth $3.6 billion. The Halo creator…
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