September 29, 2022

Sony Investments in Metaverse Companies

Sony has  made several investments in the metaverse.

Firesprite
Developer of VR game “The Playroom”, a virtual reality toybox.
Fabrik
Developer of VR game “The Persistence”, A brutal VR sci-fi-stealth, horror, roguelike featuring dozens of upgradable gear & weapons that may just be enough to keep you alive long enough to survive.
Housemarque
Developer of VR game “Super Stardust Ultra VR” on PlayStation VR with a whole new perspective and a totally new way to play.
Insomniac
Developer of VR game “Feral Rites” a VR adventure-brawler set on a mystical island.
Nurulize
a software development house which specializes in delivering creative realism and enabling virtual production of content
Audio Kinetic
Wwise Spatial Audio specializes in sound propagation, virtual acoustics, and spatially informed audio rendering.
SoftKinietic
3D vision and gesture recognition company
Hawkeye Innovations
Hawk-Eye’s combines innovative vision processing technology with virtual reality to get fans and corporate hospitality guests closer to the action and help brands connect with these audiences.
Evolution Studios
Developer of VR game “DriveClub VR”, Experience the wild rush of high-octane VR racing from behind the wheel of the most powerful, high-end cars on the planet.
Stake in Devolver Digital
Devolver has also worked with Croteam to make a VR spin-off of Serious Sam, a wave shooter title for virtual reality devices. Croteam has also put some of their previous games like Serious Sam 3, and The Talos Principle in VR as well, letting players enjoy previous titles from a whole new perspective.
Stake in Epic Games
Epic Games develops the Unreal Engine, a commercially available game engine which also powers their internally developed video games, such as Fortnite and the Unreal, Gears of War and Infinity Blade series.
Stake in Kadokawa Corporation
Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation with design overseen by Kengo Kuma. An unprecedented project mixing a library, museum, and art museum together, this multicultural museum goes back and forth between the real world and virtual reality while inspiring the imagination.