Demon's Souls remake developer Bluepoint Games rumoured to be next Sony buyout

Following the successful Demon’s Souls remake, a new rumour claims that Sony is playing to buy developer Bluepoint Games.

Bluepoint Studios has quickly become a new favourite for many people, thanks to its work on remastering and remaking beloved games, from Gravity Rush to Shadow Of The Colossus.

It’s most recent work, the PlayStation 5 remake of Demon’s Souls, is already proving to be a success and, according to a new rumour, has lead Sony to consider an acquisition.

The rumour originates on ResetEra, where user MarsipanRumpan claims that, according to their unverified sources, Sony and Bluepoint have formed a good working relationship and Bluepoint’s track record and work ethic has convinced Sony they’re worth buying.

Bluepoint is apparently open to the idea, as it already feels comfortable with its Sony partnership and sees it as an opportunity to eventually create its own IP, rather than keep on doing remakes.

MarsipanRumpan states that an official announcement confirming the deal should take place before February 28.

They’ve even added a stipulation that, if nothing is announced by that date, then their account will be banned, which has already been agreed upon with one of the forum’s moderators.

Although Sony’s Jim Ryan has previously criticised Microsoft for its ‘spending sprees,’ a Bluepoint acquisition is easy to imagine.

Last year, Sony bought Insomniac, the studio behind the PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man game, not long after the company said it was looking into acquiring more independent developers to make games for the PlayStation 5.

Judging by the responses on ResetEra, many seem to believe that it could/should happen, calling the decision a ‘no-brainer’ or ‘inevitable.’

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