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Bungie CEO says “today is a sad day” as studio lays off staff after delaying Marathon and new Destiny 2 expansion
Bungie is the latest PlayStation studio to be hit with layoffs. The extent of the job cuts is unclear, but the news comes after the company internally announced it would delay its upcoming games.
Bungie reportedly working on Destiny Mobile in partnership with NetEase
Bungie might be joining a handful of AAA game developers that have brought their main franchises to mobile. According to the latest report, the studio is now working on a new FPS for iOS and Android, which is based on the Destiny IP.
Sony to spend over $1 billion on keeping Bungie employees at studio over next several years
With the Bungie acquisition announced earlier this week, Sony has revealed how exactly the $3.6 billion spent on the buy-out will be allocated. It turns out that around $1.2 billion will go to keeping Bungie employees on board.
More deals and multiplatform investments: what Bungie acquisition means for PlayStation
Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan has explained the company’s motives behind the Bungie acquisition. This deal is in line with PlayStation’s strategy of expanding beyond just one console and making new live-service games.
Sony acquires Bungie for $3.6 billion, studio to remain multiplatform with ability to self-publish
Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the acquisition of Bungie, known as the creator of world-famous series like Halo and Destiny. The deal worth $3.6 billion should help PlayStation reach a wider audience.
Bungie promises to confront harassment ‘head on’ following Activision Blizzard lawsuit
Bungie, which was once a part of Activision, has issued a statement on toxic work culture and harassment amid latest allegations against its former publisher. While the company doesn’t say it is perfect, it claims to have no tolerance towards such behavior.
Bungie looking for Destiny historian with “encyclopedic knowledge of the IP”
Over the past years, games’ stories and worlds have become so big that companies struggle to keep everything consistent. That’s why Bungie has opened a unique position of “Destiny Historian” to catalog the game’s universe and narrative.
Controversial shooter Six Days in Fallujah revived 11 years after being canceled by Konami
Six Days in Fallujah is a game about the Iraq war that was canceled by Konami in 2009 due to a controversy over the title’s portrayal of the armed conflict. 11 years later, the game is suddenly back in development by a new studio led by former Bungie employees.