Sony forms Third Party team, with exclusive content from 21 companies
SCEA’s Gio Corsi has announced the formation of a new group within the company called Third Party Production which works with publishing partners to bring third-party IPs to PlayStation platforms. This comes right alongside the announcement that Sony had exclusivity deals with 21 different publishers.
The Third Party Production sector will handle new IP’s, ports, and localized products in addition to content from partners which are currently in production. The group will help these companies strengthen the development process, ensuring quality and consistency on all Third Party projects.
The recently announced Vita version of Borderlands 2 is part of the program, and as mentioned above, there are 21 companies creating exclusive content for PS4, according to an announcement from SCEA’s group manager of retail training and advocacy, Sean Coleman. Speaking during a presentation at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas, Coleman said Sony has “forged great third-party partnerships with some of the biggest developers to bring exclusive game content,” to the PlayStation brand.
This list, posted below, contains publishers such as Activision Blizzard, Atlus, Level-5 and Rockstar Games.
- Activision Blizzard – Diablo 3 content
- Bethesda Games – The Elder Scrolls Online exclusive PlayStation 4 beta
- Bluepoint Games – “Bringing a Sony classic to current game systems”
- Bungie – Destiny content
- Capcom – Deep Down
- Disney Interactive
- Insomniac Games
- Nordic Games
- Rockstar Games
- Sanzaru Games
- Square Enix
- Sumo Digital
- Ubisoft – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag content, Watch Dogs content
- Warner Bros. – Batman: Arkham Origins content
- Zindagi Games