May 19, 2022

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PlayStation suspends product sales in Russia

PlayStation suspends product sales in Russia

Sony announced that Play Stationinteractive entertainment section Suspended the sale of hardware and software products in Russia. Be careful, because they have also stopped selling games and services through the PlayStation Store. In the previous week, they had already done it braking The launch of the .. the launch of the .. the take off of the Grand Touring 7 in the region.

Sony Interactive Entertainment joins the global community in calling for peace in Ukraine. We have suspended all shipments of hardware and software, and the release of Grand Touring 7and PlayStation Store operations in Russia. To support humanitarian aid, Sony Group Corporation announced a 2 million dollars donate To the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the international NGO Save the Children to support the victims of this tragedy.”

With this move, PlayStation Follow in Microsoft’s footstepswhat or what equally Stop marketing Xbox consoles and games in that country. Everything is connected, of course, with Invasion of Ukrainewhich is still condemned by much of the tech sector.

Sony’s decision, regarding its impact on the Russian video game industry, is more important than Microsoft’s. why? PlayStation leads the video game console market in this country. At a time when various competitors are moving their chips to win the current generation race, giving up income from such an important region will not be easy. However, this was clearly the way forward given the general moves in the sector.

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