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Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its four operating segments – Electronics, Motion pictures, Music and Financial Services. These make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony’s principal business operations include Sony Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Mobile Communications, and Sony Financial. Sony is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders and third-largest television manufacturer in the world, after Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. Via Freebase

Sony PlayStation VR Price Cut
Hot on the heels of a permanent $200 price cut by HTC for its Vive virtual reality headset, Sony is also cutting the PlayStation VR price. The company has dropped the price of its two PlayStation VR bundles. It’s now selling the $399 core PlayStation VR set which only included the headset previously with the PlayStation Camera. The camera itself costs $59. It’s now a part of the core bundle.

Microsoft Talking To Sony About PlayStation-Xbox Crossplay
There are plenty of titles that enable Xbox gamers to crossplay with gamers on PC, and vice versa. However, crossplay between different platforms hasn’t been possible because Sony didn’t seem interested in it. Microsoft is open to the idea, though, of enabling Xbox and PlayStation gamers to play each other online. The company has now confirmed that it’s in talks with Sony for PlayStation-Xbox crossplay.

Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PS4 Announced
There are many reasons to buy a particular console platform, such as pricing, design, power, and of course games. Due to the fact that there are some big name games out there that are exclusive to certain consoles, it isn’t surprising to see gamers purchase a particular platform just for that title.

Sony Confirms PS4 System Software 5.0 Details
We recently reported about some of the new features that might be included in the next major software update for the PlayStation 4. Sony today confirmed the PS4 system software version 5.0. Codenamed NOBUNAGA, it’s out today for those who were selected to be a beta tester for the next major PS4 system update.

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Good News! Gran Turismo Sport Will Not Have Microtransactions
One of the popular ways that developers and publishers are milking gamers of their money is through microtransactions, where gamers can unlock additional content like maps, characters, skins, cosmetics, and etc. by paying for them, and we get it, not everyone is a fan of the model since some feel that if they pay for the game, they should unlock everything.

PS4 System Update Version 5.0 Patch Notes Leaked
Sony is working on a new system update for the PlayStation 4. The company confirmed last month that it’s developing PlayStation 4 system update version 5.0 and that a beta will be released in August. While one is yet to be released, a new report claims that the patch notes for this release have been leaked.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Price Cut By $100
Sony’s smartphones don’t really get picked up by carriers these days but those who still want to buy one can purchase an unlocked and off-contract unit from online retailers like Amazon. The flagship Sony Xperia XZ Premium was launched a couple of months back, in June to be precise, and its price has now been slashed by $100 for customers in the United States.

14 Minutes Of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Gameplay Footage Released
Towards the end of 2016, the folks at Naughty Dog announced Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. The game is meant to be a standalone story chapter that basically gives players a bit more content from the Uncharted universe and also a slightly different perspective from the main game.

Leak Suggests That Fallout 4 VR Could Be Coming To PlayStation VR
At E3 last month, Bethesda took the wraps off Fallout 4 VR. This is basically the same Fallout 4 that gamers have come to know and love, but the difference is that now players will be able to play the game in virtual reality (VR), offering up a different perspective and experience than what the original game had.

Gran Turismo Sport Set For 18th October Release
Despite having been announced a while ago, Sony’s Gran Turismo Sport release was delayed. The game was originally meant to be released last year in 2016, but its developers felt that they needed more time to polish up the game. It was later rescheduled for a fall 2017 release, and now it looks like we have a date to look forward to.

4K HDR Sony TVs Get Amazon Echo Support
You will soon be able to control your 4K HDR Sony TV with an Amazon Echo. Sony has announced today that a new firmware update is going to be released later this month which will bring Amazon Echo compatibility to select TV models. The press release states that users with an Amazon Echo, Echo Show, and Echo Dot will be able to control the TVs. This suggests that perhaps this […]

Analyst Predicts PlayStation 5 Will Be Launched In 2019
Sony’s PS4 Pro was only recently launched, but it seems that the talk about the PlayStation 5 has already begun. Speaking to GamingBolt, analyst Michael Pachter has suggested that the PS5 could be launched as soon as 2019, and that the console will be a “half step” upgrade, similar to how the PS4 Pro was considered a “half step” over the PS4.

Some PS4 Gamers Unable To Appear Online After 4.72 Update
Updates are usually meant to fix things and improve on things, but in some cases sometimes things go wrong. In the case of Sony’s PS4, the latest update to version 4.72 has left some players unable to appear online, as evidenced in various internet forums such as NeoGAF and Reddit (via PlayStation Lifestyle).

Sony Unveils Destiny 2 White PS4 Pro Bundle
If you’re still on the fence regarding whether or not you should purchase the PS4 Pro, perhaps the latest bundle could change your mind. Sony has recently announced a new PS4 Pro bundle in white where it will come with the console (obviously) along with a copy of the upcoming Destiny 2 by Bungie.