August 17, 2022

What you need to know

  • Back in January 2022, Sony announced that it was planning to acquire Bungie for $3.6 billion. 
  • The deal spent several months going through regulatory approval. 
  • The acquisition has closed, and Bungie is now officially part of PlayStation, sitting as a publisher alongside PlayStation Studios. 
  • While Bungie’s games will remain multiplatform, Bungie will be assisting the rest of PlayStation with live-service game experience. 

While Sony announced months ago that it was planning to acquire Bungie for $3.6 billion, the deal is now officially done. 

Sony shared (opens in new tab) on Friday that Bungie is now officially part of PlayStation, cementing a deal that was first announced back on Jan. 31, 2022. This deal puts Bungie alongside PlayStation Studios as a second publisher, with all its games still being multiplatform, so future Destiny expansions and new IP won’t be skipping PC and Xbox consoles.

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