Today, Sony has announced that it has sold its MMO and online games studio, Sony Online Entertainment, to investment firm Columbus Nova. Columbus Nova will rename the studio “Daybreak Game Company” and keep the studio managing and producing games. Senior partner at Columbus Nova, Jason Epstein commented on the sale today:
“They have a proven track record in similar and related industries and we are eager to move forward to see how we can push the boundaries of online gaming. We will continue to focus on delivering exceptional games to players around the world, as well as bringing our portfolio to new platforms, fully embracing the multi-platform world in which we all live.
We see tremendous opportunities for growth with the expansion of the company’s game portfolio through multi-platform offerings as well as an exciting portfolio of new quality games coming up, including the recently launched H1Z1 and the highly anticipated EverQuest Next to be released in the near future.”
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