Sony Computer Entertainment have today announced that they have signed an agreement with Kojima Productions, the newly formed studio by the acclaimed game designer Hideo Kojima, to develop its first software title as a console exclusive to the PlayStation 4. The news comes off of the back of yesterdays announcement that Hideo Kojima had left publishers KONAMI.
Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc;
“PlayStation’s history is one of game innovation and great new franchises, Hideo Kojima has been a huge part of that history, and we are therefore delighted that he has chosen to bring his brand new project to life in partnership with PlayStation. We look forward to working with him on an exciting new game and warmly welcome him to the PlayStation family.”
Hideo Kojima, Game Designer, Kojima Productions followed up with this;
“I will be taking on a new challenge by establishing my own independent studio, and I am thrilled to be able to embark on this journey with PlayStation, who I have continued to work with all these past years, I cannot wait to deliver, with PlayStation, a game that will become a compelling franchise.”
Sony will continue to expand the world of PS4 to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation.