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PlayStation is an entertainment company that develops and distributes roleplaying and multiplayer games and accessories. Read more

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Jim Ryan

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83/100

Founded:

1994

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Xbox is perceived as one of PlayStation's biggest rivals. Xbox is headquartered in Redmond, Washington, and was founded in 2001. Like PlayStation, Xbox also operates in the Gaming industry. Xbox generates 236% the revenue of PlayStation.

Nintendo is one of PlayStation's top competitors. Nintendo is a Public company that was founded in 1889 in Minami-ku, Kyōto Prefecture. Like PlayStation, Nintendo also operates in the Gaming field. Compared to PlayStation, Nintendo has 1,200 more employees.

Sega has been one of PlayStation's top competitors. Sega was founded in 1960 in Irvine, California. Like PlayStation, Sega also works within the Gaming field. Sega generates $3B less revenue than PlayStation.

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PlayStation News

June 17, 2021PlayStation LifeStyle

Innocence Coming to PS5 in 4K UHD in July, Reportedly Part of PlayStation Plus

Asobo Studio has announced A Plague Tale: Innocence will be [...] The post A Plague Tale: Innocence C... See more »
June 17, 2021IGN India

Connected Comes to PlayStation Next Month With Cross-Play

The updated version of the game is coming to PlayStation after being an Xbox Series launch exclusive.... See more »
June 17, 2021SlashGear

Cyberpunk 2077 gets a hefty update as it preps PlayStation Store return

CD Projekt Red's quest to fix Cyberpunk 2077 continues today, with the studio publishing a new patch ... See more »
June 17, 2021Sam Mobile

Next-gen PlayStation VR headset will be powered by Samsung OLED

Samsung may have shelved its ambitions for its own virtual reality (VR) endeavors, but the company mi... See more »
June 17, 2021MySmartPrice

Bethesda's Upcoming RPG Starfield Will Be Xbox Exclusive, Making PlayStation Players Upset

Xbox and Bethesda are only days removed from their absolutely fantastic E3 presentation, and have one... See more »
June 17, 2021MySmartPrice

GTA Online Shutting Down For PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Players After 8 Years

Rockstar Games made quite a major announcement regarding GTA Online recently that left the majority o... See more »
June 16, 2021Tech Times

To Release in 2022, Enhancing PS5 Gaming Experience

According to leaks, Sony Playstation VR might finally launch in 2022, giving PS5 users a better gamin... See more »

PlayStation Blogs

May 28, 2020PlayStation Blog

How Those Who Remain Puts Jump Scares in the Back Seat

Those Who Remain is a psychological thriller that appeals to the primal fear of the dark.It’s an emot... See more »
May 28, 2020PlayStation Blog

Blood & Truth: How to Script a PS VR Blockbuster

I’m Colin Harvey, Lead Writer on London Studio’s ode to action cinema, Blood and Truth. I... See more »
May 27, 2020PlayStation Blog

Atomicrops Out Tomorrow: 5 Tips to Survive the Apocalypse

Mere moments after inheriting your uncle’s farm an atomic bomb wipes out all civilization except your... See more »
May 27, 2020PlayStation Blog

PlayStation Store’s Double Discounts Promotion Begins Tomorrow

PlayStation Store’s Double Discounts starts tomorrow! “What exactly is Double Discounts?”, you ask. I... See more »
May 26, 2020PlayStation Blog

Dutch Arrives In Predator: Hunting Grounds

We don’t know about you, but that was the longest two weeks from announcing to playing new game conte... See more »
May 26, 2020PlayStation Blog

New Online PvP Shooter Warface: Breakout Available Today on PS4

Everyone at My.Games is extremely excited to announce our next game. Warface: Breakout is a tactical ... See more »
May 26, 2020PlayStation Blog

Competition Continues with PS4 Tournaments: Open Series

Since introducing PlayStation 4 Tournaments: Challenger Series last summer, we’ve seen an amazing res... See more »

PlayStation Press Releases

November 16, 2020Gamasutra

Popular Fantasy Action Roguelike 'In Celebration of Violence' Debuts On Playstation & Nintendo Consoles

A big party planned to mark the PS4, Switch launches next week.... See more »
November 16, 2020Gamasutra

BFF or Die Gets Cozy on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch!

Console edition alive and well next week.... See more »
November 12, 2020Business Wire

PlayStation5 Launches Today, Along With a New Generation of Stunning Games, Offering Incredible Speed and Heightened Immersion

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It's a day of celebration for gaming fans as Sony Interactive Ent... See more »
September 29, 2020Gamasutra

Deathtrap

PS4 edition finally escapes the developer's clutches.... See more »
September 24, 2020Gamasutra

Heartfelt Neko Comedy NEKOPARA Vol.4 announced for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

Fourth entry will come to Switch, PS4.... See more »
August 27, 2020Gamasutra

The Procession To Calvary " Pythonesque point-and-click adventure coming to PlayStation 4

"Pythonesque" point-and-click adventure coming to PS4 from solo developer Joe Richardson.... See more »
August 27, 2020Gamasutra

Beautiful gems can also be found in the collection of KEMCO role playing gems!

PlayStation RPGs Legend of the Tetrarchs, Fernz Gate and Chronus Arc all reduced.... See more »

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2207 Bridgepointe Parkway

San Mateo, California94404

1-800-345-7669

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PlayStation is an entertainment company that develops and distributes roleplaying and multiplayer games and accessories. PlayStation was founded in 1994. PlayStation's headquarters is located in San Mateo, California, USA 94404. PlayStation's CEO, Ji...

CEO

PlayStation's CEO, Jim Ryan, currently has an approval rating of 83%. PlayStation's primary competitors are Xbox, Nintendo & Sega.

Frequently Asked Questions about PlayStation

  1. When was PlayStation founded?

    PlayStation was founded in 1994
  2. Who is PlayStation's CEO?

    PlayStation's CEO is Jim Ryan
  3. How much revenue does PlayStation generate?

    PlayStation generates $4.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does PlayStation have?

    PlayStation has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is PlayStation's headquarters?

    PlayStation's headquarters is in San Mateo California, USA
  2. How many employees does PlayStation have?

    PlayStation has 5,000 employees
  3. What sector does PlayStation operate in?

    PlayStation is in Gaming
  4. Who are PlayStation's competitors?

    PlayStation's top competitors are Xbox, Nintendo, Sega