Sony’s turnover amounted to more than 79 billion dollars in fiscal year 2021.
In 2021, the PS4 model has sold more than one hundred million units worldwide.
As of July 2022, nearly 158 million PlayStation units have been sold worldwide.
The video game industry continues to grow and gain more users around the world. Given this, important companies in this sector are already considering releasing new consoles, as is the case with Sony, the Japanese brand that seems to be more or less clear when the PS6 or PlayStation 6 could see the light of day.
PlayStation is a Japanese video game brand produced by Sony Interactive Entertainment, a division of sony corporation. This video game is undoubtedly the most popular of video game consoles, so in the more than 20 years since its launch, the PSP has become the best-selling video game console of all time, where, according to its annual report, as of July 2022, it had sold nearly 158 million units worldwide, including more than 55 million units in Europe. .
It is no secret to anyone that the PlayStation 5 will officially hit stores at the end of 2020 and it has not even reached the middle of its cycle yet, when the brand is already thinking about its replacement.
Through a document registered with the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) in relation to Microsoft’s purchase of Activision Blizzard, the Japanese company suggests that its next console (which according to conventional nomenclature should be the PS6 or PlayStation 6) will not be released until 2028.
“By the time Sony releases the next generation of its PlayStation console (which will likely be around…), it will have lost access to Call of Duty and other Activision titles, making them extremely vulnerable to user migration,” says the developer. document.
Likewise, it was learned that the file sent to CMA shows the year in which the brand predicts the launch of the PlayStation 6 (or PS6) instead of the black mark. However, the lawyers decided to withhold this information from the published version for confidentiality reasons.
Along those lines, Sony’s lawyers argue that Microsoft’s commitment to bring Call of Duty to PlayStation consoles by 2027 is insufficient because the next console would not benefit from the deal and would therefore face a significant competitive disadvantage. In other words: PlayStation 6 won’t launch until 2028 at the earliest.
As also, one of the important points of this document is whether everything is a false date, since specialists point out that if the PS6 is launched in 2028, the cycle of the PlayStation 5 would be one year longer than the two previous generations. , since between PS3 and PS4 seven years passed.
In conclusion, this industry continues to grow widely, where games in the cloud have increased, thanks to services such as Xbox Game Pass, which put the industry in doubt about what the situation of the sector will be in the future.
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