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Former Apple Arcade Now Helms Mobile Gaming Initiative At Sony Interactive Entertainment


As PlayStation 5 continues to flourish in its own respect, Sony Interactive Entertainment is aiming to make a larger impact outside of traditional console gaming. Previously, it was reported that the cloud initiative on behalf of Sony Interactive Entertainment will bring more to the table for users that are still not adequate with PlayStation just yet. However, that is not all from the firm.

More recently, Sony Interactive Entertainment President & CEO Jim Ryan expressed his desire to deliver more first-party IPs to other, unaware players elsewhere. ” I’d like to see a world where the games that we make at PlayStation can be enjoyed by many, many tens of millions of people, perhaps hundreds of millions of people,” he told to gamesindustry.biz this month.

Now according to a finding over on LinkedIn, former Apple Arcade Head of Content Nicolas Sebastiani is now a part of the PlayStation family. More specifically, it appears he is taking his knowledge from the iPhone company to helm the new smart phone initiative at Sony Interactive Entertainment with his new role as PlayStation Studios’ Vice President & Head of Mobile.

According to the job listing for the position that Sebastiani is now, it shares that the hiree will be present to work on delivering new mobile game experiences on behalf of PlayStation Studios. “Our ideal candidate has in-depth experience working with large-scale mobile games to deliver exciting features that are scalable, fun, and player-friendly,” the description for the job posting states.

“This role will collaborate with our game development studios, technology, and business teams to craft strategies, build partnerships, and support development teams in translating their vision to mobile.” So far, Sony Interactive Entertainment remains dormant on its plans for mobile, but has ushered some idea on its plans for one pre-existing IP.

In that, WipEout has received a mobile title dubbed ‘Rush’ that is a card-based playstyle aimed to be released next year in 2022. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you interested in what Sony Interactive Entertainment is to deliver for its mobile venture?

Source: LinkedIn

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