Entertainment and electronics giant Sony has recently completed the acquisition of Beyond Sports, a company specializing in using real-world data to produce 3D animation. With this purchase, the company is now reportedly able to offer a full metaverse experience for sports matches, complete with tech from other companies already in its portfolio.
Sony’s Beyond Sports Purchase Gets It Closer to the Sports Metaverse
Sony is now making a foray into the sports metaverse world. The company recently closed the acquisition of Beyond Sports, a 3D imaging and animation company that possesses tech to transform real information from a sports match into a metaverse representation. Numbers for the acquisition were not released, but are believed to be as high as $70 million dollars, according to Nikkei