The Wallstreet Journal has released a detailed report on the next generation Sony PlayStation. According to the source, the company's goal is to target hardcore gamers and doubling big exclusive and publishers.
As far as competition is concerned, Sony's representative explained that Microsoft is considered to be the main competitor of the next generation, and Google is also posing a potential threat as technology improves. As far as Nintendo is concerned, Sony does not perceive it as the main rival, primarily because its main users are usually younger than the target audience of PlayStation.
Sony's strong focus on major software publishers allegedly troubled some managers in smaller indie companies – the WSJ noted that some game makers felt "disgusted" as opposed to Nintendo's feelings. Sony – unlike Nintendo – does not plan to support an indie development scene in the upcoming Tokyo Game Show.
Nintendo has truly embraced indie games in recent years, with the release Cadence Hyrule, This game is converted Legend or Zeldi in a rhythmic game and developed by a small but talented team at Brace Yourself Games.
Do you think Sony and Nintendo can continue to live? What do you think about the current indie offer on Switch? Excuse us down.