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Sony negotiates purchase of Crunchyroll anime service for $950 million

TOPICS: anime, Aniplex, Crunchyroll, Demon Slayer, Funimation, Kimetsu no Yaiba, PlayStation Plus, Sony, Streaming, subscribers

Technology giant Sony is negotiating the purchase of Crunchyroll, the anime streaming service, for approximately $957 million (100 billion yen). The information comes from the Japanese newspaper Nikkei Asia, which explains that Sony has “recently obtained the exclusive right to negotiate for [the purchase of] Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll has more than 70 million users of its […]

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PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible with “99%” of PlayStation 4 games

TOPICS: compatibility, PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, PlayStation Plus, PS Plus Collection, Sony

In a statement to the Washington Post, Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan explained that this was the percentage of backwards compatible titles out of the thousands that had been tested. This data will calm down a little bit after the announcement of PS Plus Collection, a selection of eighteen titles that will […]

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