Entries in 'sony online entertainment' (16)

Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

John Smedley has left the studio formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 11:32AM in News
Smedley steps down as Daybreak Games president

Smedley steps down as Daybreak Games president

The company formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment is getting a new boss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Creative director of PlanetSide 2 resigns

Creative director of PlanetSide 2 resigns

The creative director behind sci-fi MMO PlanetSide 2 has resigned.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Rebranded developer Daybreak Game Company has cjob losses at its San Diego and Austin studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 9:33AM in News

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SOE goes multi-format following sale by Sony

SOE goes multi-format following sale by Sony

Sony Online Entertainment is no more – the company has new owners and a new name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:44AM in News
H1Z1 refunds offered following 'pay-to-win' accusations and stumbling servers

H1Z1 refunds offered following 'pay-to-win' accusations and stumbling servers

It’s not been a smooth ride for Sony Online Entertainment’s online zombie title H1Z1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

Can F2P be as successful on consoles as it has on smartphones? There’s every chance, Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Planetside 2 PS4 beta misses 2014 target window, now scheduled for this month

Planetside 2 PS4 beta misses 2014 target window, now scheduled for this month

Sony Online Entertainment has announced the Planetside 2 beta is now expected out by the middle of this month on PlayStation 4, confirming the early release will miss its previously ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:34AM in News

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H1Z1 heading to Steam Early Access in January

H1Z1 heading to Steam Early Access in January

Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming free-to-play zombie survival game H1Z1 will launch as a Steam Early Access title next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:26AM in News
Twitter bomb threat takes down SOE boss' flight amidst spate of DDoS attacks

Twitter bomb threat takes down SOE boss' flight amidst spate of DDoS attacks

A bomb threat sent from a Twitter account linked to a DDoS attack on PSN forced a diversion to a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment is readying post-apocalyptic MMO H1Z1 for release, president John Smedley has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:29AM in News
SOE is closing four MMOs, including Free Realms

SOE is closing four MMOs, including Free Realms

Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed the planned closure of four of its massively multiplayer online titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 11:51AM in News

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DC Universe Online getting visual upgrade for PS4

DC Universe Online getting visual upgrade for PS4

Sony Online Entertainment is planning a significant upgrade to DC Universe Online in preparation for the launch of PS4 next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 3:31PM in News
SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

Abusive behaviour on Twitter could see the perpetrator banned from playing Sony Online Entertainment’s online titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 12:47PM in News
Sony Online Entertainment suffers layoffs in Austin, San Diego offices

Sony Online Entertainment suffers layoffs in Austin, San Diego offices

Sony Online Entertainment has suffered layoffs at its Austin and San Diego offices, with up to 200 employees reportedly affected.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 29th 2013 at 7:02AM in News
VIDEO: SOE wants EverQuest Next to usher in new era for MMOs

VIDEO: SOE wants EverQuest Next to usher in new era for MMOs

Fourteen years after the series’ debut, developer Sony Online Entertainment has unveiled a new chapter in the EverQuest saga – EverQuest Next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 1:53PM in News