Status of Sony Group Manufacturing Operations Affected by 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes (Third Update)

April 28, 2016 admin 0

Due to the earthquake of April 14, 2016 and subsequent earthquakes in the Kumamoto region, operations at Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation's Kumamoto Technology Center (located in Kikuchi Gun, Kumamoto Prefecture), which is the primary manufacturing site of image sensors for digital cameras and security cameras as well as for micro-display devices, were halted and currently remain suspended. With aftershocks continuing and employee safety the foremost priority, inspections of the facility and the development of a recovery plan remain ongoing. The current status of operations for the Kumamoto Technology Center is as follows:

Sony Announces Impairment of Long-lived Assets Related to Camera Modules in the Devices Segment and Revision of Consolidated Results Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2016 (PDF)

April 21, 2016 admin 0

Tokyo, April 21, 2016 – Sony Corporation recorded an impairment charge in operating income of 59.6 billion yen related to long-lived assets in the Devices segment. Incorporating this impairment charge, the consolidated results forecast announced on January 29, 2016 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 (April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016) has been revised as detailed below.

Sony and Jackson Estate Sign Definitive Agreement for Sony to Acquire Remaining Half of Sony/ATV Music Publishing

April 19, 2016 admin 0

New York, April 18, 2016 – Sony Corporation ("Sony") and the Estate of Michael Jackson ("the Estate") announced today that Sony Corporation of America ("SCA"), Sony's wholly owned subsidiary, signed a definitive agreement with the Estate to obtain full ownership of Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC ("Sony/ATV") by acquiring the 50% interest in Sony/ATV held by the Estate.

Zen Pinball 2™

April 18, 2016 admin 0

All of your favorite pinball tables are now available on PlayStation®4 system! Download the free Zen Pinball 2 platform and access to the best pinball library available. The fantasy themed Sorcerer's Lair table is available for free play for all players! Download your Zen Pinball 2 PlayStation®3 system purchases on PS4™ at no additional charge! If you already own Marvel Pinball, Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles, Star Wars™ Pinball, Star Wars™ Pinball: Balance of the Force, Plants vs. Zombies, Earth Defense, Epic Quest or Paranormal, we invite you to import these to PS4™ at no extra charge! There will be more tables added to Zen Pinball 2 soon! Video output in Full HD 1080p requires 1080p native display. 3D display with compatible 3D active glasses (sold separately) required for 3D features. Visit www.us.playstation.com/support/3D for details.

Zen Pinball 2™

April 18, 2016 admin 0

All of your favorite pinball tables are now available on PlayStation®4 system! Download the free Zen Pinball 2 platform and access to the best pinball library available. The fantasy themed Sorcerer's Lair table is available for free play for all players! Download your Zen Pinball 2 PlayStation®3 system purchases on PS4™ at no additional charge! If you already own Marvel Pinball, Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles, Star Wars™ Pinball, Star Wars™ Pinball: Balance of the Force, Plants vs. Zombies, Earth Defense, Epic Quest or Paranormal, we invite you to import these to PS4™ at no extra charge! There will be more tables added to Zen Pinball 2 soon! Video output in Full HD 1080p requires 1080p native display. 3D display with compatible 3D active glasses (sold separately) required for 3D features. Visit www.us.playstation.com/support/3D for details.

Angry Birds™ Star Wars®

April 18, 2016 admin 0

Join an epic adventure with the Angry Birds in the legendary Star Wars™ universe, re-mastered for gaming systems! Use the Force, wield your Lightsaber, and blast away Pigtroopers on an intergalactic journey from the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Pig Star — where you’ll face off against the terrifying Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Pigs! Can you become a Jedi Master and restore freedom to the galaxy? May the birds be with you! TWO NEW MULTIPLAYER MODES – Competitive (2-4 players) and cooperative modes (2 players) EXLUSIVE NEW LEVELS – 20 levels created just for the console game 25 HOURS OF ENGAGING GAMEPLAY – Use Lightsabers and Jedi powers to wreak havoc on Imperial pigs and the dark side of the Force in over 200 levels UNLOCK HIDDEN ITEMS – Unlock the R2-D2 and C-3PO bonus levels and bonus content

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