PS5’s Lead Engineer Is Retiring From Sony


Lead PS5 and PS4 engineer Masayasu Ito will depart his function at PlayStation on the finish of the month, Sony stated Monday. The 60-year-old will transfer to a mobility similar task on the corporate, Bloomberg reported Sunday, and Sony showed to unitechradar that he’s going to fortify PlayStation as an marketing consultant till March 2023.

Before operating on PS5, which introduced in 2020, Ito in the past labored on PS3, PS4 and PS4 Pro, together with PS VR. He’s recently the gang’s consultant director and govt vice chairman in Japan, and Lin Tou will step in as his substitute. Tou will probably lead any PS5 {hardware} revisions, and the yet-to-be introduced PS6.

PS5 gross sales hit 20 million in June, whilst the PS4 hit 117.2 million devices bought in March, making it the fourth perfect promoting console of all time (the PS2 nonetheless holds the highest spot, with gross sales of 155 million).


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