Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Android

Sony creates new unit to bring PlayStation games to iOS & Android

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. – which changed its company name to Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. (SIE) effective April 1st – announced the formation of ForwardWorks Corporation (ForwardWorks), a new company that is aimed to deploy new services toward the ever-expanding smart device market.

ForwardWorks will leverage the intellectual property of the numerous PlayStation dedicated software titles and its gaming characters

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. – which changed its company name to Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. (SIE) effective April 1st – announced the formation of ForwardWorks Corporation (ForwardWorks), a new company that is aimed to deploy new services toward the ever-expanding smart device market. 

ForwardWorks will leverage the intellectual property of the numerous PlayStation dedicated software titles and its gaming characters

ForwardWorks will leverage the intellectual property of the numerous PlayStation dedicated software titles and its gaming characters

With advances such as an increase in display size and other hardware specifications, several online gaming vendors are entering the mobile platform. Although the online gaming market is growing at a rate of 11.95%, increased adoption of smartphones and tablets has led to mobile devices generating the highest revenue in the gaming market. The mobile market is projected to grow a further 21.39% by 2020, and Sony is hoping its new app can attract users who are turning to their smartphones to play games. This comes a week after Nintendo unveiled its new mobile gaming app called Miitomo, which surged to the top of the download charts.

The emergence of mobile-integrated VR headsets is another key development in the growth of mobile gaming. These devices offer benefits such as portability, untethered aspect and ease of use. With the overall virtual reality in global gaming market expected to grow 25.97% over the next few years, Sony has announced plans to launch its PlayStation VR goggles in October. It faces competition from HTC and Oculus, but at $399, its headset will be considerably cheaper than its rivals.

ForwardWorks will leverage the intellectual property of the numerous PlayStation dedicated software titles and its gaming characters as well as the knowledge and know-how of gaming development expertise which was acquired over the years with PlayStation business to provide gaming application optimized for smart devices including smartphones to users in Japan and Asia. The company eyes to deliver full-fledged game titles in the new filed of the smart device market.

Advertisement

Like Us On Facebook

You May Also Like

GAMING

Introducing four new Dell Gaming displays with options suited for framerate-demanding multiplayer combat to expansive open-world RPGs and high-octane racing games.

GAMING

Acer’s strategy to win the gaming market in the Asia-Pacific is not only to be a hardware provider of gaming devices but also to...

GAMING

Acer announced that the Asia-Pacific Predator League 2020/21 Grand Final is officially happening in the Philippines from April 6 to April 11 at the...

GAMING

Released in August in 2020 by 37Games, the game started to gain traction at the end of year, becoming the top 33 grossing mobile...

GAMING

Let’s check the NFL rich list: the NFL’s highest-paid players in the sport’s history.

GAMING

For some gamers, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) might not just be at the top of their shopping list when building their gaming PC....

GAMING

Reaching speeds of up to 5.3GHz with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, the Intel Core i9-11900K delivers even more performance to gamers and PC enthusiasts.

GAMING

The researchers found that boys who played video games most days had 24% fewer depressive symptoms, three years later, than boys who played video...

Advertisement