Can Sony’s leisure empire rule the metaverse?

Sony is showcasing its leisure arsenal in its battle for Metaverse supremacy.

The corporate is diversifying a product portfolio that may lay a powerful basis for the digital world.

The Japanese conglomerate now boasts a revived music enterprise, a film studio that produces Marvel blockbusters, an enormous film library, and the PlayStation gaming platform.

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group’s The music, movie and gaming operations reported 67% development within the fiscal fourth quarter in comparison with the prior yr.

Sony invested $1 billion in Fortnite writer Epic Video games final month. The Tokyo-based enterprise had beforehand sunk $250m into the gaming agency.

These strikes have created a product bundle that the corporate is focusing on on the metaverse.

“The Metaverse is on the identical time a social area and a stay community area the place video games, music, motion pictures and anime intersect,” Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida informed Reuters at Wednesday’s briefing.

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