Sony Online Entertainment has been sold to Columbus Nova, an investment management firm based out of New York that specializes in technology and entertainment companies. The announcement was made via a post on their official forums, along with the studio’s new name: the Daybreak Game Company. That has a nice ring to it.
Daybreak is officially an independent developer with a “focus on creating exceptional online games for players around the world, and now as a multi-platform gaming company. Yes, that means PlayStation and Xbox, mobile and more!”
This comes just a couple weeks after the company released their zombie survival game H1Z1 on Steam Early Access. This move should only benefit their existing properties, including H1Z1, which they confirm “will continue on their current path of development and operation. In fact, we expect to have even more resources available to us as a result of this acquisition.”
Tyler didn’t have great things to say about H1Z1 in his review. It’d be nice to see Daybreak use these new-found resources to make some much-needed improvements to it.
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