In an interesting move, Sony has announced that it will be uniting its PlayStation divisions worldwide under one new LLC, Sony Interactive Entertainment. In a press release Sony outlined its strategic plans to bring PlayStation as a whole under more streamlined leadership and organization. All hardware, software, content and network services operations will now be under SIE, headquartered in San Mateo, California beginning Friday, April 1, 2016.
Andrew House, President of SIE stated, “By integrating the strengths of PlayStation’s hardware, software, content and network operations, SIE will become an even stronger entity, with a clear objective to further accelerate the growth of the PlayStation business. Along with our business partners, SIE will develop pioneering services and products that will continue to inspire consumers’ imaginations and lead the market. We will work hard to maximize corporate value by coordinating global business operations across San Mateo, Tokyo, and London by leveraging local expertise.”
You can find out more of the technical details in the press release.