Sony Interactive Entertainment finally formalizes the closure of its store and the cessation of its sales on Russian territory, also announcing a donation of 2 million dollars to help Ukraine.
Joining forces with the global outpouring of support for UkraineSony Interactive Entertainment announced, hours before the launch of its State of Play last night, to have suspended all deliveries of games and hardware on Russian territory.
“Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) joins the global community in calling for peace in Ukraine“Explains the press release from the group, which also specifies that it has suspended the launch of Gran Turismo 7 and shut down the PlayStation Store in Putin’s country. A somewhat late communication, since the withdrawal of GT7 had been noticed a week ago.
However, Sony also announces that it has brought a $2 million donation to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the international NGO Save the Childrento support the victims of this tragedy.