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‘The future of PlayStation VR is extremely bright’ says PlayStation’s Ryan – But will PS VR showcase in Paris drive sales in Q4?

After its first year on the market PS VR stands at something of a crossroads as we approach the key retail quarter. Today at Paris Games Week it showcased a raft of titles for the device, undoubtedly to get the platform moving before the key sales season – waiting for …

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The PlayStation Revolution to receive world premiere at Science Museum’s Power Up event

The next film from the makers of gaming documentary From Bedrooms to Billions is set to make its debut at the end of this month at London’s Science Museum as part of its Power Up gaming event. Taking place on October 25th, footage from The PlayStation Revolution will be shown …

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Sony’s Andrew House to step down as president and global CEO

Sony has announced a major reshuffle of its executive management team that will see Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Andrew House step down from his role as president and global CEO and deputy president John Kodera take his place as president and CEO with immediate effect. House, who joined Sony in 1990 …

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PlayStation sales rose 5.4% in Q1, but operating income dropped by 59.7%

Sony released its Q1 fiscal year 2017 results this morning and sales from its game and network services division rose 5.4 per cent year-on-year to 348.1bn. This was due to an increase in PS4 software sales and PS VR sales, but its growth was offset by the impact of the …

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PS4 games come to PC via PlayStation Now update

PS4 games are now available on Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service, meaning you can now play PS4 games on your PC. 50 PS4 titles will be added to the service today, including Killzone: Shadow Fall, Saints Row IV Re-Elected, WWE 2K16, Tropic 5 and Tearaway Unfolded, with additional games being …

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PlayStation Plus subscribers hit 26.4m, up 27% YOY

The number of paid PlayStation Plus subscriptions rose to 26.4m in 2016, Sony has confirmed, showing a growth of 27 per cent since 2015. The news comes from Sony’s investor relations day 2017 presentation, where the company talked about its plans to further grow the PlayStation 4 ecosystem. However, considering …

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Exclusive: PlayStation Access to depart Yogscast

The team behind PlayStation Access, PlayStation UK’s award-winning YouTube channel, is to leave its current home at The Yogscast to form a new video-focused creative agency called We Are Reach, MCV can reveal. PlayStation Access will continue to be the team’s main focus at We Are Reach, but the move …

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Horizon Zero Dawn hits 2.6m global sales

Sony has confirmed that its PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn has already surpassed 2.6m sales worldwide after just two weeks on shop shelves. This makes it the best-selling new first party IP launch on the PS4 to date and developer Guerrilla Games’ biggest ever debut. "We knew Horizon Zero Dawn …

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Currency shifts muddle Sony figures – but industry can celebrate strong PS4 sales

Sony’s Game and Network Services division announced its third-quarter results today, for the key trading period up to the 31st of December. Sales for the division were up by 5.2% year-on-year to $5.3bn, though that amounted to an impressive rise of 15% on a constant currency basis. Shifting exchange rates …

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PlayStation announces Horizon Zero Dawn PS4 bundle for Europe

Sony is releasing a Horizon Zero Dawn PlayStation 4 bundle in Europe to celebrate the game’s launch this March, the company has announced on its PlayStation Blog. The 1TB bundle, which features the new, slimline console, will arrive in shops on March 1st. It comes with a copy of the …

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