Sony Wants More First Party PlayStation Titles on PC
We’ve seen Sony ship two massive first-party titles on PC with Death Stranding and Horizon Zero Dawn launch this year, to great success. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that more titles may show up in the future.
Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment has released its 2020 corporate report, which is packed with a ton of information on the entertainment giant’s plans and targets. This report includes plans on delivering more titles to PC in the future as part of their portfolio.
“SIE aims to achieve robust revenue growth by accelerating the virtuous cycle that has been established for the PlayStation Platform,” the report states. “This entails increasing active users and playtime, enhancing network services and reinforcing content IP so that consumers select PlayStation as their platform of choice. Targeted outcomes include growth in active users, stronger retention and a shorter cash conversion cycle, from which expanded cash flow can be expected. We will explore expanding our first-party titles to the PC platform, in order to promote further growth in our profitability.”
With a wealth of content available to PlayStation 4 owners, it only makes sense that Sony wants to shift those titles to PC. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series and The Last of Us series, Sony Santa Monica’s God of War, and Insomniac Game’s Marvel’s Spider-Man. And that’s only a sliver of the offerings Sony has that can be moved to a new platform.
Sony is currently winding down the PlayStation 4 as the PlayStation 5 is set to launch this holiday season (and yes to be priced) so to get even more profit on PC makes sense.