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Nintendo digital subscriptions soar driven by ‘Animal Crossing’ fans

Nintendo has reported surging user numbers for its Switch Online subscription support, driven by hit titles like”Animal Crossing: New Horizons”, as the firm belatedly b...

Platform News: Gaming industry and popular games platforms

Microsoft takes aim at Sony with cloud gaming service

This coming Tuesday, Microsoft will launch its Xbox cloud gaming service, initially priced at $1 for new users’ first month, in a major drive to attract casual gamers with th...

Platform News: Gaming industry and popular games platforms

News Short: Epic Games gets $250 million investment from Sony

Epic Games, the creator of the popular video game “Fortnite”, said on Thursday it had received a $250 million investment from Japan’s Sony Corp for a minority sta...

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Sony sees software subscription as future for data-analysing image sensors

Sony Corp’s image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation’s success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plan...

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Sony calls on Spider-Man for its PS5 launch

Sony Corp has unveiled more than two dozen titles for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, including a sequel to its hit “Spider-Man” title and the latest “Gran Tu...

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Australia fines Sony $2.4 million for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games

A court has ruled that a unit of Japan’s Sony Corp broke the consumer law by denying customers refunds for faulty PlayStation games and ordered the company to pay a A$3.5 mil...

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Sony Corp reports 57% drop in fourth-quarter profit, declines to give outlook

Sony Corp has reported a 57% drop in fourth-quarter operating profit and refrained from providing an outlook for the current year due to uncertainty related to the coronavirus outb...

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Sony suspends PlayStation Store in mainland China to upgrade security

Sony has suspended its PlayStation Store in China saying it wanted to improve the online store’s security, in a move that will temporarily prevent it from selling games in th...

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After the success of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans of the Switch console – it ...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

HOOQ, the Singtel-backed streaming service files for liquidation

HOOQ Digital, a video streaming service majority owned by Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, said it was filing for liquidation as it had not been able to grow sufficiently to provi...

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