Get ready for more Spider-Man.
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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has officially purchased Insomniac Games today. You're probably surprised to hear that the studio that developed last year's PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man wasn't already owned by Sony prior to this week.

Insomniac Games was first started in 1994 and remained an independent game developer for this 25 year span of time. They created Spyro the Dragon, the Ratchet & Clank games, along with the Resistance franchise. All of these franchises were PlayStation exclusives, at least initially. Every so often they would make a non-PlayStation exclusive title. The first major one was Fuse for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The less said about that game, the better.

Insomniac also developed and released Sunset Overdrive in 2014. This game was exclusive to the Xbox One, with a PC release happening a fair bit later. The company is also working on Stormland, an Oculus VR exclusive title that was set to be released this year. Fortunately for you VR fans out there, Stormland is still coming to the Rift platform in time for the holiday 2019 season.

Insomniac's biggest release was 2018's Marvel's Spider-Man. This game surpassed 13.2 million units sold, according to statements released by Sony today. With news of this acquisition and those sales figures, it's probably not hard to imagine that the studio is working on Spider-Man 2.

I wouldn't mind if they made another Ratchet & Clank game though. Just sayin'.

"Insomniac Games is one of the most highly-acclaimed development studios in the industry and their legacy of best-in class storytelling and gameplay is unparalleled," said Shawn Layden, Chairman, SIE WWS. "We have enjoyed a strong collaborative partnership with the studio for many years, and are thrilled to officially welcome them to the Worldwide Studios family. The addition of Insomniac Games to SIE WWS reiterates our commitment to developing world class gaming experiences that can only be found on the PlayStation platform."

"Joining the WWS family gives Insomniac even greater opportunities to achieve our studio vision of making positive and lasting impressions on people's lives," said Ted Price, Insomniac Games founder and CEO. "We've enjoyed a special relationship with PlayStation practically since our inception. Our partnership amplifies our potential, and Marvel's Spider-Man was a testament to this. We're excited to take the next step in our growth alongside our longtime WWS partners. Most of all, we look forward to delivering fresh, new experiences for our fans."