PlayStation 5: Sony does not anticipate a delay, despite the coronavirus

PS5 release date delay

A report from Bloomberg confirms that Sony reached out to dispel such fears, affirming that the coronavirus has not had any major effects on the Playstation 5 nor its projected launch window.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many businesses are having to re-evaluate their plans for the year.

But the note goes on to say that this performance difference isn't enough to overcome Sony's existing market lead, which the company secured thanks to the PS4's high-quality exclusives and the poorly-received reveal and launch of the Xbox One.

Earlier this year, Warframe live ops and community director Rebecca Ford said that the prospect of porting the game to next-gen consoles is "pretty straightforward", at least from an ideological standpoint.

Sherman's statement tallies somewhat with a Sony-retained PR agency, which explained that PS5 had not yet been delayed.

Some of these plans clearly involve bringing Warframe to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 as soon as possible, as Leyou looks to build upon the game's success as one of the most lucrative free-to-play games now available.

It's been a troubling few weeks for GameStop, but despite closing European stores and converting USA stores into curbside pickup-only locations, Sherman says there has been, "an increase in store and online traffic over the past few weeks".

"On the other hand, the Group was preparing to expand Warframe to more platforms, such as the next-generation consoles and other devices, to hedge the risk of contracting new users on consoles", the results announcement read.

Joe Skrebels is IGN's Executive Editor of News, and he finds it wild looking back at old NX pieces he wrote.



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