Tag: Sony Interactive Entertainment

PlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Series X: Comparing the specs

Earlier this week, Microsoft revealed the details for the upcoming Xbox Series X. Now, Sony has done the same for the PlayStation 5. This means we can start looking at their specs side-by-side. And while this is far from the whole story when it comes to how much you’ll enjoy either box, it’s an important […]

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Sony patents a VR controller that feels a lot like Valve’s Index

A recently published patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment suggests that the company is working on a new VR motion controller, similar to those for the Valve Index. Could this be a new PSVR 2 controller? The patent for a “Controller Device” outlines an input mechanism for a “home-use game machine” that “detects movement of a […]

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Nintendo Switch tops hardware sales in January

Nintendo Switch hardware sales once again came out on top for the month. No need to act surprised. For industry-tracking firm The NPD Group’s January tracking period, Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Those Sony and Microsoft devices are at the end of their life. Both companies are planning next-gen replacements for this […]

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PlayStation sales drop 20%, but PS Plus is smoothing the next-gen jump

The PlayStation 5 is coming. Sony Interactive Entertainment is launching the next-generation console this holiday. And one of the ways you can tell it’s imminent is that the company’s current games business is going through a cyclical decline. As part of its third-quarter earnings report, Sony announced that PlayStation sales dropped 20% compared to the […]

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PlayStation 4 surpasses 108.9 million consoles sold

PlayStation 4 is now at 108.9 million consoles sold through the quarter ending December 31. Sony revealed that new number as part of its third-quarter earnings report. This builds on the 106 million PS4s sold that Sony reported in early January when it revealed the logo of the PlayStation 5. For Q3, Sony sold 6.1 […]

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Nintendo Switch reaches 50 million consoles sold faster than PlayStation 4

The Nintendo Switch is one of the fastest-selling consoles ever. As part of the results for its fiscal Q3, the company announced today that it has sold 52.48 million Switch systems as of December 31. That puts its worldwide pace ahead of the PlayStation 4. PS4 recently surpassed 106 million systems sold since its November […]

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U.S.-China trade deal clears way for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

The United States and China have agreed to wind down the foolish trade war that president Donald Trump started in late 2018. Last week, the two countries signed “phase 1” of a trade deal. That agreement includes an increase in U.S. exports to China and some mechanisms for potentially protecting intellectual property in China. But […]

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Marvel’s Iron Man VR gets delayed to May

It’s going to take a few more months for Tony Stark to get off of the ground. Developer Camouflaj announced today it is delaying Marvel’s Iron Man VR for PlayStation 4. It is now coming May 15. At that time, you can get the superhero simulator for $40. Here’s Camouflaj’s full statement, which it posted […]

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PlayStation 4 was the best-selling hardware of the decade

The NPD Group released its annual video game report for the United States, and it included some tidbits for the last 10 years as well. For hardware, Nintendo Switch was the No. 1 console of 2019. But for the 2010s as a whole, PlayStation 4 outsold everything else. “Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware platform […]

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