Sony agreed to acquire Savage Game Studios, it said Monday, as it launches PlayStation Studios Mobile. The new division will operate independently from and PS4 console game development, to develop mobile games based on PlayStation franchises.
Savage is already developing “a new unannounced AAA mobile live service action game,” but Sony didn’t say which franchise it’s based on.
The European studio, which was established in 2020, doesn’t appear to have developed any games yet, but its co-founders previously worked at Angry Birds developer Rovio and World of Tanks maker Wargaming.
We got a hint that Sony was looking at the mobile games market earlier this summer, when Backbone released.
PlayStation has also made moves into PC gaming in recent years, with exclusives like Spider-Man, and expanding beyond its consoles.