Sony is planning an enormous push into the cell gaming world, in response to a brand new job itemizing from the corporate. Not like Nintendo with its lukewarm cell gaming effort, Sony plans to adapt a few of its hottest recreation franchises for Android and iOS, one thing it makes clear will likely be an enormous effort towards “the way forward for gaming.”
Sony Interactive Leisure has printed a job itemizing that seeks a brand new ‘Head of Cellular’ for its PlayStation Studios, which is comprised of many recreation studios and collaboration with indie builders. Underneath the ‘Head of Cellular’ function, the brand new worker will, in response to the job itemizing:
… promote the imaginative and prescient, mission, technique for cell recreation growth inside PlayStation Studios and be answerable for driving the enterprise unit industrial success and profitability. Construct and execute towards a cell 3-5yr marketing strategy, outlining development targets, assets wants & KPI’s
Companion with PlayStation Studios Management Crew to develop cell product roadmap for a 3-5-year timeframe … Handle present cell slate already in growth whereas delivering towards income and profitability objectives.
The job itemizing reveals that PlayStation Studios already has some cell video games in growth and that it’s wanting a number of years into the longer term. Although we don’t know when it plans to start out releasing these video games, the truth that it already has began growth on some signifies it received’t be too lengthy of a wait.
In fact, questions stay in regards to the nature of the video games Sony has deliberate. Will they be pretty easy titles primarily based on common recreation characters, giving cell gamers extra countless runners and puzzle video games, or will they be extra substantial story-driven and on-line multiplayer choices that reap the benefits of high-end telephones? The job itemizing doesn’t make clear this key query.