Sony Online Entertainment Joins Sony Computer

San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment, the online gaming unit of Sony, said Thursday evening that the group has officially become part of Sony Computer Entertainment. The group develops massively multiplayer online games, along with games for the PC and PS3 entertainment systems. Until now, the group had actually been part of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony Online Entertainment said that the unit will report to Kazuo Hirai, President of SCEI effective April 1st. Sony Online Entertainment is best known for its EverQuest title, and also develops PlanetSide, Untold Legents, and Champsions of Norrath and other titles.