Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (responsible for the PlayStation division and all of its games), said in a recent meeting with his major investors that will bring their exclusives to mobile platforms. (and therefore to iOS and iPadOS) in spring 2022.
It won’t be their full catalog, but they will start with some of their hits. The idea was put on the table after launching Horizon Zero Dawn and Predator on PC (Windows) and making a profit, which they also hope to make. landing on iOS and Android
An opportunity to demonstrate the potential of future iPhones and iPads
Apparently, the company is already working on a five-year launch schedule that will include adapting its titles. The question we ask ourselves is: Will they be faithful adaptations to the original playstyle or will we find approaches to casual play as we saw with Super Mario Run?
Maybe Sony has learned from Nintendo’s experience and is preparing to release more serious versions of great games like The Last of Us. Now that the iPad Pro has adopted the M1 chip, there is a lot of power to offer the qualities of the console
They also run Netflix rumors are part of this trend: Our colleagues at Engadget reported last week about the company’s supposed intentions to create its own “Apple Arcade” and somehow include it in their subscription fees. The market of the game Aim higher and higher and it seems like no one wants to miss the chance.