Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today they’ve acquired Nixxes Software! The porting and support studio joins PlayStation Studios alongside Housemarque and Bluepoint Games as previously reported. Here’s the official statement by Sony:
SAN MATEO, Calif., July 1, 2021 – Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) announced today that SIE has completed the acquisition of Nixxes Software B.V. (“Nixxes”), an industry-leading Dutch studio with more than 20 years of experience in game development and optimization. Based in Utrecht, Netherlands, effective immediately, Nixxes will join PlayStation Studios Technology, Creative & Services Group to provide high quality in-house technical and development capabilities for PlayStation Studios.
“I highly respect Nixxes and am excited for this very experienced team to become part of the world-class development community at SIE,” said Hermen Hulst, Head of PlayStation Studios. “They have a passion for improving games and for delivering the best possible experience for gamers. Nixxes will be a strong asset for everyone across PlayStation Studios, helping our teams focus on their most important goal, which is to create unique PlayStation content at the best possible quality.”
“We can’t wait to get to work and are so excited to bring our technical and development expertise to an IP powerhouse like PlayStation Studios,” said Jurjen Katsman, Founder & Sr. Director, Development, Nixxes. “We’re looking forward to working with some of the most talented teams in the industry to deliver the highest-quality gameplay experiences for PlayStation fans.”
Terms of this transaction including the acquisition cost are not disclosed due to contractual commitments.
Nixxes Software’s previous works include Marvel’s Avengers, the Tomb Raider series and Deus Ex at Square Enix. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for more of the latest gaming news and updates!