Sony plans to release half of its game for PC and mobile


Sergiy Galyonkin

Sony has been retaining users by releasing exclusive titles under the PlayStation brand, but in 2021 it launched a publisher called PlayStation PC and ported the exclusive titles of PlayStation to PCs. Even so, among the games released under the PlayStation brand, about 20 to 30% of the titles released for platforms such as PC or mobile as of 2022. PlayStation has expanded this, with a plan to release about half of all titles for PS5 release and the other half for PC / mobile in 2025, a project carried out on May 26, 2022. Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, spoke during the briefing .

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At Sony's business briefing held on May 26, 2022, sales & operating income in 2021 in the game & network service field reached a record high during the platform transition period, and PS5 maintains high demand. In addition to information about the next-generation VR 'PlayStation VR2', it also touched on the PC porting of in-house developed games.

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Among them, Sony released the following slides. In 2019, PS4 was 90%, in 2022, PS5 and PS4 were 70% combined, and in 2025, PS5 alone was 50% for PlayStation, and the remaining 50% was for PC. And will release games for mobile.

'It's transforming our business,' Ryan said. 'PlayStation Studios has historically made great strides in providing powerful single-player games with rich stories and beautiful graphics. I'm sure we're limiting it to a fairly small part of the gaming market, 'he said.

With the active release of games for PC and mobile, it is said that PlayStation Studios is developing 12 titles of live service games that will continue to provide content to players for a long time, not buy-out games for PlayStation. thing.

'Focusing on PC and mobile can lead to a significant increase in the number of people who play games, the number of people who enjoy games, and the number of people who spend money on games,' Ryan said. We are also appealing about expanding the range of customers. According to the presentation, it has announced that it is enjoying great benefits with titles such as 'Death Stranding' and 'Horizon Zero Dawn' that have already been ported to PCs, and it will be $ 80 million in 2021 ( The net sales of the PlayStation PC platform, which was about 1 billion yen, is expected to reach 300 million dollars (about 38 billion yen) in 2022.

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