In a somewhat unexpected move, Sony has sold off the array releases online games for Columbus Nova investment fund with an undisclosed price last at 02.02. Henceforth, the name will officially Sony Online Entertainment on the market disappeared and been replaced by a new name Daybreak Game Company. All of the studio SOE products including game port will also belong Station.com new employer Columbus Nova. On the fanpage of all SOE games are released by the studios is also broadcast brief announcement Sony Online Entertainment became Daybreak Game Company, the path to the reader to find out specific information.
Accordingly, SOE studio model will become an independent game development studio with a new name Daybreak Game Company.
“We are excited to become a member of the roof of Columbus Nova,” Chief Daybreak Game sharing. “They have demonstrated the ability and his achievements in the gaming market and we are hoping to be able to contribute a major part in its future success in the field of online gaming Nova.
We will continue to develop compelling titles to gamers worldwide. Also, will diversify ourselves to develop more multi-platform game, matching the current global trend. “ Share on social network Reddit, the former member of the studio SOE has expressed his feelings before parting: “We will continue the path they are going along with SOE. However, when switching to a new studio, we’ll have more opportunities and more resources and support to develop more new games so compelling. We are committed to always bring heart and soul into every product. Hope to get your support. ” Daybreak Game will continue to develop and operate the H1Z1 game, EverQuest Next, EverQuest Landmark and other projects that the studio SOE game is underway. Now, the studio SOE became independent with the company SONY, this studio will be able to develop games on both the Xbox and mobile smart phone rather than being encapsulated in the PlayStation and PC as it once was . On the H1Z1 fanpage, online shooter game zombie killing SOE’s upcoming studio, a player commented: “This company is called Daybreak Online by all the game is broken in a day?” Additionally average Discussions are ‘like’ a lot of this, many gamers are still questions about this transfer, it may affect the model release existing game or not.
The studio SOE Sony sell also open up opportunities for existing products of SOE appear on platforms other than the PlayStation. Of course, not always happy gamers with this news, some comments on the fanpage DC Universe Online shows that somewhere there are big fans of the PlayStation and if this game landed on the Xbox, which is a unpleasant news for them. However, the majority are of the view that an investment fund company acquired a good game is not something as ordinary investment funds interested only profit. However, it is just harmless comments by final studio SOE also no longer belongs to Sony.
Sony Online Entertainment has started to venture into the gaming industry since 1996 with products such as EverQuest, EverQuest 2, Star Wars Galaxies, DC Universe Online, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, PlanetSide, PlanetSide 2 … Currently playing studio SOE PlanetSide 2 for PlayStation 4 development, H1z1 Map and new parts of the EverQuest series.