Dying Stranding Added to PlayStation Studios Banner, Possibly Not What It Appears Like

Rumors have been swirling about new acquisitions for PlayStation for a while, together with a doable buy of Kojima Productions. Hideo Kojima’s impartial studio developed Dying Stranding, a PlayStation console completely on the PS4 and Director’s Lower, together with the PS5. Quick-forward thus far, and an up to date picture on PlayStation’s web site is making much more stink.

The PlayStation Studios banner, which options a number of notable first-party video games, has been up to date in a number of locations. This consists of the looks of Dying Stranding – the one title within the picture not developed by a subsidiary studio of Sony Interactive Leisure. It replaces the Concrete Genie on the far left of the picture. Certain, some followers are coming to the conclusion that this implies an acquisition of Kojima Productions will likely be introduced quickly, bringing the developer below the unique umbrella of Sony.

Different updates to the banner embrace new photos for Demon’s Souls, Horizon, Gran Turismo 7 and MLB The Present. (picture: SIE)

The reality might be a lot much less attention-grabbing. Dying Stranding was printed on PS5 and PS4 by Sony by means of its PlayStation Studios branding. The label was additionally used for Sackboy: A Huge Journey, developed by Sumo Digital, and Returnal, developed by Housemark. The previous crew is not owned by Sony, and whereas Housemark is now a part of the first-party household, it was not when Returnal launched. In different phrases, the platform holder is utilizing PlayStation Studios with extra than simply video games made by its wholly owned builders. Dying Stranding most likely ended up on the banner as a result of it’s a high-profile, recognizable sport tied to the model.

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We’re not ruling out the chance that one thing huge is brewing, however on the face of it, it doesn’t appear to be it’s pointing to something. We’d be extra assured if the up to date banner was eliminated instantly after it was seen.

Anyway, what do you suppose? Do you agree that that is nothing to be enthusiastic about, or does the inclusion of the sport on the banner imply that it’s time for an acquisition? Focus on within the remark part beneath.