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New IP Launches Are “Very Risky” - PlayStation CEO

4 days ago   |   By Gaming Bolt

Sony has a track record of experimenting with new franchises and properties with every new console generation, and that's very much been the case over the course of the PS4 era as well. Though we certainly got sequels in established franchises with the likes of God of War, Uncharted 4, and The Last of Us Part 2, Sony also took leaps of faith with several new properties such as Horizon Zero Dawn, Ghost of Tsushima, and Days Gone .
If there's one thing all publishers in the industry can agree on, it's that new IP launches are always risky ventures. Speaking recently in an interview with GQ...
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Bringing new IP to the market is “very risky” says PlayStation boss

Bringing new IP to the market is “very risky” says PlayStation boss

4 days ago   |   By VG 247

PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has revealed a few choice comments about the development of triple-A games and the risk involved with launching new IP. In an interview with GQ , Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan stated that releasing a new IP - that is, a title in a wholly new franchise - is a “very risky” move thanks to the massive costs associated with such a release. “We've invested a lot organically over the course of the PS4 generation, more than people realise,” explains Ryan. “We've added Insomniac Games through acquisition. We're making great games now and we certainly plan to...
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