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Sony PlayStation the latest to suspend sales in Russia

Another publisher reacts to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Sony PlayStation is the latest to suspend game sales in Russia, following the likes of Activision Blizzard, EA, Epic Games, Microsoft, Take-Two and Ubisoft.

“Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) joins the global community in calling for peace in Ukraine,” it said in a statement.

“We have suspended all software and hardware shipments, the launch of Gran Turismo 7, and operations of the PlayStation Store in Russia. To support humanitarian aid, Sony Group Corporation announced a US$2 million donation to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the international NGO, Save the Children, to support the victims of this tragedy.”

Earlier reports noted that Sony had removed Gran Turismo 7 from digital storefronts in Russia.

You can read games industry statements regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine here.


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