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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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PS4 exceeds 112 million consoles sold

TOPICS: Consoles, Playstation, PS Plus, PS4, PS5, Sony

Sony has announced its financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year, April 1 to June 30. During this period, 1.9 million consoles were sold, bringing the total number of consoles to 112.3 million units, at a better rate than PS2. The company acknowledges some problems in production and supply chain during this […]

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PlayStation 5 presentation summary

TOPICS: digital events, Godfall, Gran Turismo 7, Grand Theft Auto V, Playstation 5, Resident Evil Village, Sony, Spider-Man

They say that whoever hits first hits twice, but if who hits second is Sony with a first presentation of games for PlayStation 5 as we saw last night, returning the setback is presented as a very difficult task. The Japanese company has not only made a display of overwhelming software, but has also shown […]

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From July the new PlayStation 4 games will have to be PS5 compatible

TOPICS: compatibility, Playstation, PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, PS4, PS5, Sony

The new PlayStation 4 video games that are planned to be released from July must also be compatible with PS5, or at least that is a “recommendation” that Sony has extended to the creative people working on its games platform. Always taking into account this information not confirmed by PlayStation, the mention refers to the […]

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PS5 will showcase its launch games on June 4th

TOPICS: digital events, Dualsense, Jim Ryan, Playstation 5, PS5, PS5 controller, Sony, video games

Sony has announced a digital launch event where they will showcase the games that can be played after the launch of PlayStation 5 this Christmas. The launch of the first PlayStation 5 games will take place on Thursday, June 4th at 1:00 PM PDT. Sony has announced the rumored digital event through a PlayStation Blog […]

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Cobra Kai wants to leave YouTube for Netflix in its third season

TOPICS: Cobra Kai, Hulu, Karate Kid, Netflix, Sony, Youtube, Youtube Red

May 2018 saw the release of Cobra Kai, an original YouTube series that brought back the iconic characters from the Karate Kid films. The success of this title was surprisingly fresh and much more than just nostalgia. Later, the platform released its second season and gave the green light for a third. However, it is […]

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ZV-1, Sony’s first compact camera for videobloggers

TOPICS: Camera, compact cameras, Sony, videobloggers, webcam, youtubers, ZV-1

Sony, with the new ZV-1, starts a new family of advanced compact cameras for videobloggers, with features adapted to their needs. Among those features are a side-folding touch screen, a fairly fast autofocus system with a 28-70mm lens that starts with an f/1.8 aperture, and an improved microphone with wind filter. In addition, it features […]

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Silent Hill for PS5 is already playable and will be introduced soon

TOPICS: Akira Yamaoka, Keiichiro Toyama, Masahiro Ito, Playstation 5, PS5, Silent Hill, Sony

Silent Hill is the subject of new rumours. The iconic horror saga could enjoy a resurgence as soon as PlayStation 5 enters the field. The latest supposed information on the subject points out that the new project would already be playable on Sony’s next generation platform; furthermore, they indicate that the company would be preparing […]

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Sony confirms that the launch of PS5 will be at the end of 2020

TOPICS: Playstation, Playstation 5, PS5, Sony

During the presentation of annual fiscal data, Sony has again insisted that the launch of PS5 is scheduled for the end of the year and that there are no major problems in game development A few hours ago Sony presented its annual financial results at an event for investors and business partners that is very […]

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