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$450 PS5 is Making Sony Nervous – and It’s a Pricing Disaster for Fans

A new report suggests Sony is struggling to keep the manufacturing cost of the PS5 under $450. Sourcing DRAM and NAND flash memory are proving problematic due to competing demand from the mobile-phone industry. Consumers could bear the brunt of this part scarcity if Sony opts to bump up the retail price of the PS5. Sony is having trouble keeping the manufacturing costs of the PlayStation 5 under $450 per unit, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Part Scarcity Bumps PlayStation 5 Production Costs to $450 Per Unit Citing…

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Sony’s Bizarre New PlayStation Ad is too Weird to be Hiding PS5 Clues

PlayStation new ‘Feel the Power of PlayStation’ ad yesterday. It’s a bizarre, yet welcome change of pace. One fan believes it’s hiding clues about the PS5. One fan thinks Sony is hiding PS5 clues in the latest PlayStation trailer. Yesterday, Sony released a new PlayStation ad dubbed ‘Feel the Power of PlayStation.’ It’s bizarre stuff. Feel the Power of PlayStation A squad of soldiers storms a subterranean network of concrete tunnels only to find a clandestine setup reminiscent of a crypto mining farm. Instead of industrial fan-cooled graphics cards auditing…

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‘Difficult’ PS5 Price Reveal is Genius from Sony, Terrible for Fans

‘Difficult’ PS5 Price Reveal is Genius from Sony, Terrible for Fans Published: February 6, 2020 10:00 AM UTC PlayStation is Sony’s most-profitable division and the Japanese giant cannot afford to get it wrong ahead of the PlayStation 5’s Holiday 2020 launch. Sony reveals that it hasn’t decided the PS5’s price and says that it’s ‘very difficult’ but this could be part of a big plan for the company.| Source: YouTube/Sony Sony reveals that it hasn’t determined the price of the PS5 – yes, really.  The company said it is “very…

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It’s Not Just Sony, These Major Gaming Companies Have Also Dropped E3

Sony confirms that it will not be attending E3 2020. Some has suggested that this could be the end of E3. Sony is one of several gaming companies that have dropped out of the event. After Sony confirmed that it will not be attending E3 2020, a popular suggestion on social media was that this was the end of E3. Microsoft will be at E3 2020, likely sharing more about the Xbox Series X. But it may not be able to carry the whole event on its shoulders. Sony isn’t…

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Stadia’s Barely Here & Game Streaming’s Already Racing to Over-Saturation

Amazon is allegedly announcing a new game streaming service in 2020. Google Stadia just launched this week, but the market for game streaming is already starting to look saturated with inferior products. If a service doesn’t fix things, the whole market could completely wither away. Game streaming seems to be all the rage right now. Google Stadia just came out, and everyone’s talking about it. Mainly for the wrong reasons. Xbox’s Project xCloud will be coming next year. Now, it turns out that Amazon could soon throw its hat into…

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Sony Quietly Fixes PlayStation’s Biggest Failing – Cross-Play

Sony has finally fixed its biggest PlayStation failing, albeit indirectly and with little fanfare. In what has been an arduous and at times painful feet dragging slog spanning multiple years, PlayStation 4’s cross-play functionality is now no longer in the beta stage as reported by Wired. Sony is now allowing developers to implement cross-platform capabilities as a full feature in their games if they so desire. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare & PUBG Implement Cross-Play According to the brief mention of cross-play in the Wired story, there’s a suggestion that…

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PlayStation Studios Boss Picks Perfect Mic Drop Moment to Quit – CCN.com

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the unexpected departure of long-running Worldwide Studios chairman, Shawn Layden, bringing a close to a three-decade tenure at Sony that saw him take on a range of positions from communications assistant, head of SIE Japan to his most recent role as supremo of worldwide content. Source: Twitter Layden’s Reign Comes To An End Layden presided over what was arguably among the most prosperous periods of PlayStation’s history, first as CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America from 2014 to 2018 and then as Worldwide Studios chairman…

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