In a press release Monday morning, Sony announced it will be acquiring Savage Game Studios under its newly formed PlayStation Studios Mobile Divison – which develops games for mobile and is independent of Sony’s console development team.
Savage Game Studios has offices in Helsinki and Berlin and the team is already working on an unannounced “AAA mobile live service action game. The company’s co-founders have previously worked with mobile game studios Rovio, Zynga, Supercell, Wargaming, and Insomniac.
Sony explains that its PlayStation Mobile Division focuses on first-party Sony PlayStation titles and “creating new experiences for players through innovative, on-the-go gaming based on new and existing PlayStation IP that meets Play Station Studios’ high-quality standards”.
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Following the announcement, Savage Game Studios’ own management will continue to run its day-to-day operations. Terms of the acquisition, including its cost, haven’t been made public yet.