PlayStation Studios Acquires Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios


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PlayStation Studios announced today that it has acquired Haven Studios. The Montreal-based company had previously announced a partnership with Sony, and now it has joined the conga line of studios acquired by the console maker.

Neither PlayStation nor Haven have mentioned the project the latter is working on. They describe it as “ambitious” and “a modern multiplayer experience that brings gamers together in positive and meaningful ways”. But PlayStation did say that it was this project that persuaded the company to acquire the developer.

Studio founder Jade Raymond said: in a statement“SIE is a supportive partner who really understands the creative process and understands what it takes to make a blockbuster triple-A game. They have empowered and encouraged us to bring our bold vision to life and build our dreams come true and we couldn’t be happier with this opportunity to strengthen our partnership.”

Haven is still a young studio, which was founded by Raymond last year. It is one of the more up and coming development teams acquired by PlayStation. Others include Guerrilla Games, Naughty Dog, Insomniac, etc. Studios that had a longer history of working with Sony.

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Raymond added regarding the studio’s game, “We are just at the beginning of what will surely be a wondrous adventure spanning generations.”

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