Sony acquired Bungie, the developers of the Destiny franchise, last year, with the hopes of leveraging the studio’s live service expertise. Shortly after the acquisition, we found out that Sony is working on several live-service games for 2025. Now, it appears Bungie is working on several unannounced projects for Sony on top of its work on Destiny 2.
Bungie Senior Lead Designer Tom Farnsworth revealed on Twitter that Bungie has evolved the way it develops games and does business after releasing 25+ Destiny titles. Farnsworth also shared that the studio is working on several projects with Sony’s blessing, saying:
This Shield is what 11 years at Bungie looks like. Each medal represents one of the 25+ Destiny releases we’ve shipped to millions of players," Farnsworth tweets. "During that time we completely changed how we develop games and do business, moving from strictly boxed products to live service games."
And with the support of Sony we are working on a number of unannounced projects too. Come join us! Also, obviously I’m missing a medal, my kids played with the shield awhile back and I’m still looking for it, lol.
Bungie has previously said that it plans to release a new IP before 2025 and this was before Sony bought the studio, which was finalized last July.
Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said that the acquisition will beef up Sony’s live game service offerings and help make the company a multiplatform business.
"We believe it will be a catalyst to enhance our live game services capabilities," Yoshida said of the deal to purchase Bungie. "Our acquisition of Bungie also represents a major step forward in becoming more multiplatform."
As we've already mentioned, Sony has plans to launch ten live service titles before the end of its fiscal year on March 2026. Sony Interactive President Jim Ryan also revealed plans to make half of its annual releases to be on PC and mobile by 2025.
Bungie is reportedly developing a new Destiny title for mobile in collaboration with Chinese gaming company NetEase. Bungie has received a $100 million fund from NetEase to work on the mobile game and receive a minority stake in the studio. There are also reports that Bungie is working on reviving the Marathon series.
Tom Farnsworth and Bungie will be looking to add another medal to the shield with the release of Lightfall on February 28.