Sony Interactive Entertainment acquires game software company ‘Nixxes’

Lately, Sony has been working towards bringing their PlayStation exclusive game titles to the PC platform, such as Horizon Zero Dawn. Now, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has acquired a Dutch based game development and optimization company known as Nixxes.

Nixxes is based in Utrecht, Netherlands, and is a company known for their expertise in video game design, development and porting. After the acquisition, the company will lend this expertise, such as in-house technical and development capabilities, to PlayStation Studios.

Commenting on the acquisition, Hermen Hulst, Head of PlayStation Studios said:

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.

Jurjen Katsman, Founder & Sr. Director, Development, Nixxes said:

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 Studios. 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.