AUSTIN – A team of Pillsbury lawyers led by Steve Tyndall and Ed Cavazos represented Bluepoint Games in a definitive agreement to be acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Based in Austin, Bluepoint Games is a premier developer and long-time partner of SIE with a history of developing critically-acclaimed remasters and remakes for PlayStation consoles.

With a relationship spanning more than 15 years, Bluepoint’s expertise in high-quality world building and character creation will aid in the development of future PlayStation Studios properties.

Bluepoint’s most recent release, the PS5™ remake of Demon’s Souls, was a critically-acclaimed launch title for the PS5 console and has sold more than 1.4 million copies since releasing on November 12, 2020. Other titles in Bluepoint’s portfolio include the PS4 remakes and remasters of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake CollectionShadow of the ColossusGravity Rush and many more. Bluepoint will join the global development operation of PlayStation Studios and will be the 16th studio to join the PlayStation Studios family.

Terms of this transaction including the acquisition cost were not disclosed.

In addition to Tyndall and Cavazos, the Pillsbury team included lead associate Anthony Krueger, as well as associates Robert Shoemaker, Sandro Serra and Kevin Meil, and partners Jessica Lutrin and Nora Burke.