Sony Interactive Entertainment to buy Halo video game developer and Destiny video game developer Bungie Inc for $ 3.6 billion
Bungie will join Sony’s PlayStation family.
Japanese conglomerate Sony is strengthening its gaming studio network. Earn money from emerging games like Spider-Man to catch up with rivals.
Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox console did not surpass Sony’s PlayStation sales. Absolutely different. Call of Duty creator Activision Blizzard was acquired in January for $ 69 billion.
Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard for nearly $ 69 billion.
Bungie, based in Washington, DC, was once owned by Microsoft. It became a private enterprise in 2007. He created the Halo video game series under Microsoft. He also produced Marathon and Myth games.
Bungie is planning to release a Destiny 2 video game. Destiny was previously published by Activision Blizzard.
Bungie will be a separate entity from Sony Interactive Entertainment, with Pete Parsons as CEO.
Sony is buying and collecting developers. Video game studio Valkyrie Entertainment and developer Housemarque are under the umbrella.
In January, in a multi-billion-dollar game deal, Grand Theft Auto maker Take-Two bought FarmVille developer Zynga for $ 11 billion.