PlayStation is planning to bring some of its iconic franchises to mobile
What you need to know
- PlayStation boss Jim Ryan says the company will bring "iconic IP' to mobile in the next year.
- We currently don't know which titles will be involved or when they will release.
Some of the most iconic PlayStation games could come to iOS in the next year.
As reported by Video Games Chronicle, Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, says that the company plans to launch its major franchises on mobile in the coming year. During a Q&A session on investor relations day, Ryan said that "we will begin to publish some of our iconic PlayStation IP on mobile."
Ryan pointed to the market opportunity that currently exists in the mobile space. While $62 billion was brought in by the console market in 2020, the mobile market more than doubled that at $121 billion.
The President and CEO says that "PlayStation has a huge catalogue of diverse first-party IP that can transition to smartphone gaming."
It is currently unknown which franchises the company plans to bring to mobile or when the first titles will release. If you want to make sure you are ready for it when they do, check out our list of the Best Game Controllers for iPhone 2021.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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