Ryan also explained the line of though behind the PS5 logo.
Japan received the PS4 three months after North America.
Is this goodbye forever?
Games Industry’s Shift From Physical to Digital Has Been ‘Entirely Divine’ for PlayStation, Says Jim Ryan
Ryan thinks the industry is in for a “rollercoaster ride of constant evolution.”
Sony’s making globalization efforts.
This could eventually change, however.
Ryan said he’s heard as much from developers.
Suspending games on the PS5 will conserve more energy than on the PS4.
PlayStation Will Maintain Its Distinct Identity Despite Microsoft Partnership, According to Jim Ryan
“No scenario” where PlayStation and Xbox will combine.
PlayStation Europe’s Jim Ryan speaks out on hardware refreshes.
They can see where he’s coming from.
About 40% of Pro buyers are upgrading console.
Sony on Their E3 2017 Conference: “It’s Just Not Really Possible to Have Dozens of Announcements at Each Show”
Jim Ryan talks Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, Dreams, and more.
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It doesn’t sound like PS4 players will be playing with Xbox One/Switch players anytime soon.
Ryan says backwards compatibility is one of those features that is “not actually used much.”
And that’s why they stopped building for it.
Expect “big announcements” from Japanese publishers at E3 as well.
PSVR and PS4 Pro sales have been “restricted by our ability to supply the market.”
PlayStation Europe President Jim Ryan looks ahead to 2017.
PS4 Pro includes firmware 3.70, so you’ll need to update to 4.05.
They’ll be increasing production at the end of 2016.