The Chinese officials have recently made a decision which is certainly going to leave someone extremely happy. The officials have decided to life the ban on foreign gaming consoles on a temporary basis and now Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo would do anything to get their devices into the Chinese market.
Microsoft surely couldn’t wait for long and it was the first among all three to announce the availability of the Xbox One console. Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi stated in a video accompanying the announcement that "In China, there are over half a billion gamers, so the opportunity to create globally and locally created content to delight millions and millions of gaming families everywhere is something that we're really passionate about."
Sony is now catching up but there has been no such announcement video as yet. The reports from Engadget reveals that Sony will be working in collaboration with Shanghai Oriental Pearl Culture Development (OPCD) to bring the PlayStation 4 to Chinese gamers. This partnership is also going to give birth to two brand new companies; Sony Computer Entertainment (Shanghai) will look after the PlayStation services and the sales, licensing, and distribution of PlayStation software while on the other hand Shanghai Oriental Pearl Sony Computer Entertainment Culture Development will most likely handle the manufacturing and sales of the PlayStation 4 console itself.
Sony plans to announce new titles during its PlayStation press conference at the Tokyo Game Show 2014, according to a Japanese-language Famitsu interview with Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida.
“But to be honest, in selecting the games we wanted to introduce, we realized it wasn’t possible to fit everything into the frame of the conference, so unfortunately there were some games we couldn’t introduc ... Source: IGN
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Aug 14 2014, 2:20am CDT
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