Sony Buys Insomniac Games And Fan Reactions Prove It Was the Right Move

Marvel's Spider-Man was the latest hit to come from Insomniac Games and with Sony's recent announcement that they've acquired the studio, fans have been going wild over the good news.

Marvel’s Spider-Man was the latest hit to come from Insomniac Games and with Sony’s recent announcement that they’ve acquired the studio, fans have been going wild over the good news. While the studio has previously flirted with Xbox exclusives, namely that of Sunset Overdrive, their real strengths seem to have been their PlayStation properties, including their Spider-man PS4 game that quickly set records for highest-grossing Marvel title.

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The news went live during Gamescom 2019 and immediately, fans reacted. For once, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive, filled with fans and industry professionals alike offering their congratulations for the big move: 

With both Microsoft and Sony both making huge moves when it comes to studio acquisitions, 2020 is shaping up to be a phenomenal year in gaming. 

f you could have any studio of your choosing acquired by a bigger name like Microsoft or Sony, which one would it be? Sound off with your thoughts on the latest acquisition and more over on Twitter @PrimaGames!


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