Sony says Bungie is now officially part of PlayStation
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Sony says Bungie is now officially part of PlayStation

The Bungie deal officially closed today. The studio is now part of PlayStation. Sony’s $3.6 billion acquisition of Bungie is complete. Jim Ryan announced back in February that Bungie would become an “autonomous subsidiary” of Sony Interactive Entertainment. That deal is now complete. “Bungie will continue to publish its upcoming video games on multiple platforms…

Sony buys Bungie, creators of Halo and Destiny
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Sony buys Bungie, creators of Halo and Destiny

Bungie, the firm behind Destiny 2 and famed for creating the Halo franchise, has been purchased by Sony for $3.6 billion. Bungie will become an “autonomous subsidiary” of Sony Interactive Entertainment, according to information released in a blog post authored by Jim Ryan, President & CEO of SIE. The studio will not only continue to…

PlayStation has 17 studios working on first-party PS5 games
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PlayStation has 17 studios working on first-party PS5 games

Sony’s Jim Ryan made it clear that they are working on an exclusive catalog for their PS5 console. Sony discussed the company’s future and its next-generation console during the CES 2022 presentation. Apart from the significant announcement of the new PlayStation VR2 and Horizon: Call of the Mountain, Jim Ryan stated that the PlayStation 5’s…

Sony and Discord have announced a PlayStation alliance
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Sony and Discord have announced a PlayStation alliance

Recently, there was speculation that Microsoft would acquire Discord. Instead, Sony has now publicly revealed that it has formed an agreement with Discord, which will incorporate the app into the PlayStation social experience. The announcement was made by Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), in a post published on the company’s official site. In this…

PlayStation Store will remain live on PS3 and PS Vita after all
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PlayStation Store will remain live on PS3 and PS Vita after all

Sony has reversed course on plans to close the PlayStation Store on PS3 and PlayStation Vita. However, PSP’s digital store will still close in July. Late last year, Sony ended the sale of PS3, PSP, and Vita games via the PlayStation Store on web and mobile. In March, the company announced that they would end game…

The Future of Gaming: PS5 presentation to showcase next-gen games
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The Future of Gaming: PS5 presentation to showcase next-gen games

Sony will be debut PlayStation 5 launch titles during a presentation on June 4. “The games coming to PS5 represent the best in the industry from innovative studios that span the globe,” says Sony’s Jim Ryan. “Studios, both larger and smaller, those newer and those more established, all have been hard at work developing games…

Sony joins Google, Netflix in limiting bandwidth as stay-at-home traffic surges
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Sony joins Google, Netflix in limiting bandwidth as stay-at-home traffic surges

Sony Interactive Entertainment is working to “manage download traffic” to relieve the burden on internet providers. That’s according to a blog post from SIE president and CEO, Jim Ryan. In the post, he writes: Playing videogames enables players all over the world to connect with friends and family and enjoy much-needed entertainment during these uncertain…

As PS5 launch looms, PS4 sales have slowed significantly
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As PS5 launch looms, PS4 sales have slowed significantly

Sony’s PlayStation 4 console saw its sales decline significantly in the final three months of 2019 compared to the final three months of 2018. If you missed the news earlier in the week, SIE CEO Jim Ryan announced at CES that the PS4 has sold 106 million units worldwide. If you do the math, that…