Sony predicts bankruptcy in Russia

Mobile Research Group Principal Analyst Eldar Murtazin on the Telegram channel acceptedHe said that Japanese Sony could declare bankruptcy in Russia.

On the afternoon of June 16, it was learned that the Petushinsky District Court ordered Sony Electronics JSC to replace the plaintiff’s Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition with an enhanced version within a week. In case of non-compliance, 500 rubles will be charged from the company. for each day of delay in the implementation of a court decision, which will be 15 thousand rubles per month.

Murtazin noted that after Sony banned access to the PS Store, a console without a physical driver actually became useless.

“What’s next? The number of such claims will increase. Most likely, Sony will declare itself bankrupt in Russia, likening it to Google,” wrote the expert.

The reason for the lawsuit was the closure of the PS Store digital store in the Russian Federation, so the plaintiff could not use his console for its intended purpose – for Digital Edition versions, the PS Store was the only place where games were offered. acquired that the company blocked in the Russian Federation on March 10.

Formerly saidHe said sales of the PlayStation 5 fell 40% in the first quarter of 2022.

Source: Gazeta


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