During the 2018 Tokyo Game Show held in Chiba, Japan on September 20, 2018, an attendee walked past the PlayStation logo at the Sony Interactive Entertainment booth. (
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After Sony released its mobile game, it indicated its intention to develop the mobile game industry. Recruitment advertisement This shows that their goal is to expand in three to five years.
The news was released after the rumors of Sony’s “obsessed with blockbusters” caused controversy in PlayStation Studios.
Mobile version of PlayStation games
According to AppleInsider report On April 11, Sony’s job advertisement was looking for someone to serve as the “mobile director” for PlayStation Studios in California.
The listing will expect successful applicants to “develop a mobile game strategy for PlayStation Studios and lay the foundation for future growth opportunities.”
The future head of mobile business is also expected to “focus on successfully adjusting PlayStation’s most popular mobile business franchise.”
This job list proves that although Sony already has a mobile publishing label, it will continue to expand into the mobile gaming industry.
Eurogamer on April 10 Reported PlayStation Mobile, Inc. brings some mobile games, such as the top-down puzzle game “Uncharted Sea: Fortune Hunter” and the endless runner “Run Sackboy! Run!”
PlayStation Mobile, Inc. has also served as the publisher of some PlayStation games on PC, including “Everyone is Ecstatic”, “Horizon: Zero Dawn” and the upcoming “Days Are Passed”.
In the past, Sony played a more important role in mobile games through Xperia Play.
The Sony Ericsson mobile phone/handheld console hybrid version once called “PlayStation Phone” was launched in 2011 and contains 60 games, including PlayStation classic games such as “Destruction Derby”, “Syphon Filter” and “Cool Boarders 2” “.
According to reports, Sony is also following the pace of Nintendo, as the public welcomed the latter’s major franchise released in 2017.
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Sony’s “Blockbuster”: Is this a bad thing?
Bloomberg reveals Sony’s obsession with blockbuster game franchising Reported On April 9, the company was turbulent.
After Naughty Dog, it is rumored to be responsible for making the original “The Last of Us” for PlayStation 5, which was originally developed by PlayStation’s visual arts service group.
(Photo: Naughty Dog Official Blog)
Michael Mumbauer established the Visual Arts Services Group in San Diego in 2007 and established a development department within Sony to expand the company’s most successful franchise, starting with the “The Last of Us” remake.
However, according to reports, Sony did not recognize the existence of the team and transferred the ownership of the remake of “The Last of Us” to its original creator.
Although Sony has many studios named after the PlayStation Studios brand, it is reported that Sony prioritizes games developed by its most successful developers. Critically acclaimed game.
According to reports, this fixation also led to the rejection of the sequel to the 2019 open world action game “Days Gone”.
The team that suggested the failure to Sony was sent to other positions, which eventually led to the departure of senior leaders and employees from the company.
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Written by Lee Mercado
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