Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially confirmed the completion Nixxes Software B.V. acquisition in order to elevate PlayStation Studios’ exclusive video games.
Nixxes will be joining PlayStation Studios Technology, Creative & Services Group to provide high-quality in-house technical and development capabilities for PlayStation Studios.
Hermen Hulst, Head of PlayStation Studios has this to say:
I highly respect Nixxes and am excited for this very experienced team to become part of the world-class development community at SIE. 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. 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.
Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan also confirmed in a recent separate interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu (Google translated) that the Nixxes acquisition will help in bringing their IPs to PC.
Nixxes is an industry-leading Dutch studio that has been in the gaming industry for more than 20 years already with experience in game development and optimization. The studio is based in Utrecht, Netherlands.