Sunday October 04, 2015

Is Sony Declaring Defeat On Handheld?

This isn’t too surprising, due to the ubiquity of smartphones. And I don’t think the Vita was ever that successful, anyway. It’s suggested that they will continue to support mobile gaming, but on Xperia devices, however.

The likelihood of another handheld console from Sony turning up in the foreseeable future is considered to be incredibly low by almost everyone, and it's notable that there's never been so much as a whisper about what such a successor might look like or comprise; it's so vanishingly unlikely to come to pass, why even bother speculating on what might be? Yet for commentators and analysts to dismiss the notion of Sony carrying on in handheld is one thing; for such a senior figure at the company to seemingly join in that dismissal is another.