Sony States the Climate is “Not Healthy” for a new Handheld
During the developer session at EGX 2015, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida, implied that there wouldn’t be a successor to the PlayStation Vita anytime soon.
When asked about the prospects of a successor to their current handheld, Yoshida stated that “his team had enjoyed working on Vita,” however smartphone gaming has overtaken that segment of the market in such a way that the climate for a successor is unhealthy.
“That’s a tough question,” he replied when asked about a PlayStation Vita 2. “People have mobile phones and it’s so easy to play games on smartphones,” Yoshida said. “And many games on smartphones are free, or free to start.
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