Warner Bros. Discovery decided to invest more in games, sales of Hogwarts Legacy exceeded 24 million copies, Sony demanded to rename Bloodborne Kart, — we tell you what happened in the gaming industry over the weekend.

Bloodborne Kart

  • Warner Bros. Executives At the investor event, Discovery announced the company's plans to pay more attention to internal game development. According to them, the gaming division now has one of the highest levels of return on investment among all the company's businesses, and Warner Bros. Discovery is pleased with the success of Hogwarts Legacy with Mortal Kombat 1. The company expects to be able to release hit games for key franchises every three to four years. Moreover, we are talking not only about large projects for PCs and consoles, but also about mobile games and game services.
  • At Warner Bros. Discovery also announced that Hogwarts Legacy has already sold over 24 million copies. Recall that the last time the company disclosed sales of the game was three weeks ago. Then they were 22 million copies.
  • Ubisoft has revealed new figures for For Honor. According to the company, the audience of the multiplayer game has reached 35 million people. It took For Honor seven years to do this — it was released in February 2017.
  • Lilith Walther, who is working on the comic racing game Bloodborne Kart, wrote in X that Sony had contacted her — the company owns the rights to Bloodborn. According to the developer, Sony did not ban the fan project, but asked to get rid of the Bloodborne branding. In particular, rename the game and remove a number of elements from it. Walter added that the letter from Sony did not come as a surprise to her. She has been waiting for this for a long time and is now delighted that her team has full creative control over the project. However, due to the need to make changes, the release of Bloodborne Kart will be delayed - according to the plan, it was supposed to take place on January 31.