Former PlayStation US Boss Wishes Sony Supported the PlayStation Vita More

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Former PlayStation US Boss Wishes Sony Supported the PlayStation Vita More

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William D’Angelo
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Jack Tretton, the former head of Sony Computer Entertainment America, in an interview with Axios said he wished Sony supported the PlayStation Vita more.

He feels some of PlayStation’s more innovative projects were “orphaned a little bit” by Sony. 

“There were certainly technologies that I thought were good but just didn’t have the level of support they needed,” said Tretton referring to the PlayStation Vita, 3D gaming, and PlayStation VR.

He added, “When you work for a big company, you have to love everything they’re doing, whether you personally love it or not.”

“So you come up with new technology to introduce to the industry and the consumers,” he said. “But do you have the marketing budget to really drive the message? Do you have the developer support dollars to incent them to develop games to support this initiative? And sometimes you would birth technology and hope that it caught on.”

Former PlayStation U.S. chief Jack Tretton, like some of you, wished Sony did better by the Vita

“There were certainly technologies that I thought were good but just didn’t have the level of support they needed.”

(from today’s Axios Gaming newsletter) pic.twitter.com/Rxs0gQfG16


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A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let’s Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at [email protected] or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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