Former WWS president Shuhei Yoshida to lead 'newly formed independent developer initiative.' (Image: ANP)
Regardless of how the next five console generations shake out (or if there will be that many still left in the industry), Sony's not messing around with protecting its future intellectual property.
Director, Neil Druckmann, cited a need for polish and admitted relief that the team wouldn't have to compromise vision to hit the original release date.
The previous reports of confusion amid the globalization efforts at Sony Interactive Entertainment appear to have yielded a round of significant layoffs for SIE Europe. Fewer layoffs affected SIE Americas.
The departure of Worldwide Studios chairman was announced with little fanfare and one third-party source tells GameDaily recent PlayStation globalization is 'exponentially exacerbating' next-gen transition.
PlayStation, Xbox, Google Stadia and more have pledged to reduce CO2 emissions by 30 million tons by 2030, among other pro-climate actions.
And, for the first time ever, digital has outsold physical media for PS4.
Sony executives start to give shape to its strategy for the start of the PlayStation 5's life and beyond, and it looks a lot like what we saw this generation with a greater emphasis on cloud gaming.