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'''Disney Parks, Experiences and Products''' is a brand owned by The Walt Disney Company, the latter of which is commonly known simply as Disney.
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'''Disney Parks, Experiences and Products''' is a division of The Walt Disney Company, the latter of which is commonly known simply as Disney.
  
 
==Formation==
 
==Formation==
The '''Walt Disney Outdoor Recreation Division''' was formed on June 3, 1980, to handle the theme park business of The Walt Disney Company. In 1988, Disney formed its own in-house gaming division, '''Disney Computer Software'''.  Meanwhile, the theme park division was renamed '''Walt Disney Attractions''' in 1989.   
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The '''Walt Disney Outdoor Recreation Division''' was formed on June 3, 1980, to handle the theme park business of Disney. In 1988, Disney formed its own in-house [[video game]] division, '''Walt Disney Computer Software'''.  Meanwhile, the theme park division was renamed '''Walt Disney Attractions''' in 1989.   
  
 
Disney Computer Software was then reorganized into '''Disney Interactive''' on December 5, 1994. '''Buena Vista Games''' was spun out of Disney Interactive in 2003, to act as a game publisher. Buena Vista Games was renamed '''Disney Interactive Studios''' in 2007.  Then, the theme park division was renamed Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide in 2008.
 
Disney Computer Software was then reorganized into '''Disney Interactive''' on December 5, 1994. '''Buena Vista Games''' was spun out of Disney Interactive in 2003, to act as a game publisher. Buena Vista Games was renamed '''Disney Interactive Studios''' in 2007.  Then, the theme park division was renamed Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide in 2008.

Latest revision as of 15:11, 14 June 2019

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Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
Type Division of The Walt Disney Company
Founded Walt Disney Outdoor Recreation Division
June 3, 1980
Walt Disney Computer Software
1988
Walt Disney Attractions
1989
Disney Interactive
December 5, 1994
Buena Vista Games
2003
Disney Interactive Studios
2007
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide
2008
Disney Games and Interactive Experiences
2014
Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products
2018
Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
2019
Headquarters Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Key people Bob Chapek, Chairman
Industry Theme parks, toys, video games
Products Theme parks, toys, video games
Employees undisclosed
Website http://dpep.disney.com

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products is a division of The Walt Disney Company, the latter of which is commonly known simply as Disney.

Formation

The Walt Disney Outdoor Recreation Division was formed on June 3, 1980, to handle the theme park business of Disney. In 1988, Disney formed its own in-house video game division, Walt Disney Computer Software. Meanwhile, the theme park division was renamed Walt Disney Attractions in 1989.

Disney Computer Software was then reorganized into Disney Interactive on December 5, 1994. Buena Vista Games was spun out of Disney Interactive in 2003, to act as a game publisher. Buena Vista Games was renamed Disney Interactive Studios in 2007. Then, the theme park division was renamed Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide in 2008.

Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, and shut down internal game production at Lucasfilm's in-house game development studio, LucasArts, on April 3, 2013. Meanwhile, Disney renamed their game division Disney Games and Interactive Experiences in 2014. Disney shut down its other game development studios in May 2016, and in 2018 they merged their video game and theme park divisions. Post-merger the division was titled Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, however it was shortened to Disney Parks, Experiences and Products in 2019.