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Rocket League scores victory as best-selling game on PlayStation Store in 2016

Rocket League was the best-selling game on the PlayStation Store in 2016, Sony has announced. Despite being released in 2015, Psyonix’s sports-action title took the crown on both the European and US charts, beating games such as Battlefield 1, FIFA 17 and the PS4 version of Minecraft to the number …

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Senior reshuffle at PlayStation Europe

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has promoted Simon Rutter (pictured) to chief operating officer and Tim Stokes to senior vice president of sales, commercial and operations. Rutter, who was previously executive vice president, has been part of the SIEE team since 1997, holding a number of positions in marketing and sales. …

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Sony’s Jim Ryan explains the strategy behind its slim PS4 and PS4 Pro

Last week, Sony finally revealed its new PS4 consoles – a slimmer version and a 4K super-powered edition. We ask global head of marketing and sales Jim Ryan about the strategy behind the new machines What’s the target audience for the PS4 Slim? This is a path pretty well trodden …

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Number of PlayStation Plus subscribers doubles to reach 20.8m

The number of subscribers to Sony’s PlayStation Plus online mode has nearly doubled in the last year. In January 2015, the company boasted of 10.9m paid users on the service; that figure has now risen to 20.8m, according to a presentation by Sony Interactive Entertainment chief Andrew House at Sony’s …

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PS4 has sold over 40m units globally

Sony’s PS4 shows no signs of letting up, with the firm announcing that it has sold 40m consoles. This announcement comes by way of the new PlayStation-focused Sony Interactive Entertainment division, and reveals that as of May 22nd 2016, more than 40m PS4s have been shifted worldwide. This figure was …

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Sony creates PlayStation-focused Sony Interactive Entertainment division

Sony has announced it is merging its Computer Entertainment and Network Entertainment operations together to form Sony Interactive Entertainment. According to an announcement made on Sony’s corporate portal, the change is effective as of April 1st 2016, with the new consolidated operation being headquartered in San Mateo, California. Sony Computer …

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