A weak first-party lineup during last year, and the impending console transition, have slowed sales in the gaming and network services segment.
Sony said that ESA's 'vision' for the show does not align with their PlayStation plans. How does this impact the next-gen console marketing battle?
The veteran executives have joined Sony and will be building up the company's portfolio as it races towards PS5 next year.
Former WWS president Shuhei Yoshida to lead 'newly formed independent developer initiative.' (Image: ANP)
PS4 may be reaching the end of its life, but services have become key in the industry. Sony says profit from PS Plus is 'expected to increase significantly.'
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.