The pandemic has had many negative consequences for everyone in many aspects, human, social and economic. The year 2020 has been an accumulation of bad news, but some sectors have been able to benefit from the confinement situation that we live and that we continue to live.
One of those markets has been digital entertainment, including video games, and that has seen an increase in demand for products such as consoles, video games, peripherals, televisions and more.
Sony and the PlayStation brand have also managed to register large revenues within this sector and the Japanese multinational pay your workers accordingly after knowing the results and establishing negotiations.
Unions asked Sony a bonus equivalent to 6.9 months of base salary for employees. As the medium pointed out NHKFor the first time in two decades, Sony will pay more than required, increasing the amount to the equivalent of 7 months’ salary.
Consistent with this, it is expected that Sony reaches a net profit of around 10 billion dollars in this fiscal year that, causally, ends this same month of March. Directly related to this, a couple of weeks ago we learned that PS5 sales are in line with Sony’s best forecasts.
Regarding the company and its plans with PlayStation for the near future, we remind you that Sony will stop selling and renting movies on the PS Store as of August 31. These months have served so that we can analyze the pros and cons of PS5 after the first months since its launch.