Sony PlayStation 6 may not release until 2027, according to an official document


Sony’s next-gen console, the PlayStation 5 has been out for over three years and it could be a while until we see its successor. However, no exact timeline was known yet. N0w, an official document from PlayStation LifeStyle reveals that the upcoming Sony console, the PlayStation 6, may not launch until 2027.

Sony PlayStation 6 will be launched sometime after 2027

a document The title “Sony Interactive Entertainment Observations on the CMA’s Statement of Issues” addresses Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard, the company that publishes Call of Duty titles exclusive to the PlayStation, was in talks to be acquired by Microsoft. However, Sony is against the acquisition as Call of Duty exclusivity may go to Microsoft’s Xbox after the acquisition.

According to the document, Microsoft may only offer Activision’s games available on PlayStation until 2027.

“Unless SIE (Sony Interactive Entertainment) launched the next generation of its PlayStation console (which is likely to be around (date hidden), it would have lost access to Call of Duty and other Activity titles, leaving it extremely vulnerable to consumer switching and a subsequent decline in its competitiveness.

“Even assuming that SIE had the capability and resources to develop an equally successful franchise for Call of Duty, it would take many, many years and billions of dollars to create a challenger to Call of Duty.” Will take – and as the example of EA’s Battlefield shows, any such attempt will most likely fail.

This confirms that Sony’s PlayStation 6 will only be released after 2027 and that Microsoft’s next Xbox console could follow.

Sony launched its PlayStation 5 console back in 2020 and since its release, the console faced several inventory and supply issues. However, supplies now seem to be improving a bit, and the console is still available in limited quantities in some stores offline, despite being stocked once a month.

The Sony PlayStation 6 may not release until post 2027, according to an official document first spotted on BGR India.

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