Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced that Jim Ryan, former Deputy President for the company, will be promoted to President and CEO of SIE.
As of December 31, 2018, 91.6 million units of PlayStation 4 consoles had been sold worldwide. A strong holiday season pushed PlayStation 4 up to this number.
Sony announced this week that they are working on opening their infrastructure to allow cross-play between other platforms in all games.
Since 1994, when the original PlayStation first debuted in Japan, over 500 million units of PlayStation consoles have been sold around the world.
During a corporate strategy meeting today John Kodera, PlayStation Boss, reportedly said that the PlayStation 4 is entering the end of its lifecycle.
Sony announced plans to restructure the senior management team around their America, Europe, and Japan Asia divisions. The shift will gear PlayStation more towards a place where they can prioritize first-party game development and better coordinate sales and marketing.
Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced that Jim Ryan has been named as the Deputy President of SIE. Mr. Ryan will be taking on his new role immediately.
Sony has announced that they sold 5.9 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide between the end of November and the 31st of December last year.
In a recent statement Sony Interactive Entertainment President, Andrew House, stepped down from his role effective immediately.