Published on August 25th, 2023 | by Admin
Audeze joins the Sony Interactive Entertainment family
Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Audeze, a leading audio technology brand and pioneer of high-end gaming headphones.
The acquisition will strengthen SIE’s efforts to continue innovating when it comes to the audio experience of PlayStation games, while Audeze will continue to operate independently and develop multi-platform products, whilst benefiting from being a part of the PlayStation ecosystem.
Audeze is a leading developer of award-winning headphones for the professional audio, audiophile, and gaming markets. These headphones use Audeze’s patented technologies to deliver an outstanding sound experience for consumers as well as recording professionals, including sound engineers at many game development studios.
“Audeze is a premier brand for headphones, and this acquisition highlights Sony Interactive’s focus on innovation and providing the best audio experience to PlayStation players,” said Hideaki Nishino, Senior Vice President, Platform Experience at Sony Interactive Entertainment.
“We’re excited to bring Audeze’s expertise into the PlayStation ecosystem, building on the great strides we’ve made with PlayStation 5’s Tempest 3D AudioTech and the Pulse 3D wireless headset.”
Sankar Thiagasamudram, CEO at Audeze, states “Sony Interactive provides Audeze with a unique opportunity to scale our business, as we continue with our mission to deliver best-in-class headphones to recording professionals, audiophiles, and gamers.
“We’re looking forward to contributing to Sony Interactive’s efforts to take PlayStation audio experiences to the next level.”