The PlayStation 5 event that was scheduled for June 4 has been postponed by Sony in light of the ongoing George Floyd protests in the US.
Even though the event was online, Sony said now is not the right time for a celebration and that more important voices need to be heard.
At its June 4 event, Sony was going to give us our first look at the PlayStation 5 games, but there will still be enough time for that before the console launches. And while Sony hasn't unveiled the PlayStation 5 yet, it detailed the next-gen gaming console's hardware and features back in March. You can head this way to learn more.
Sony isn't the only tech company to cancel its event in support of George Floyd - who died on May 25, 2020 while in police custody - and the racial injustice against the Black Community. US-based video game maker Electronic Arts (EA) also called off its Madden NFL 21 football video game announcement.
An official statement from EA SPORTS pic.twitter.com/MKdgJjvKJB— Madden NFL 20 (@EAMaddenNFL) May 31, 2020
Other tech firms have also expressed their solidarity with the Black Community. YouTube and Facebook have pledged $1 million and $10 million, respectively, towards efforts committed to ending racial injustice, while Twitter has uploaded black-colored profile picture and banner on social media accounts to show its support for the Black Community.
For people that against the postponed for whatever reason, remember that Floyd Memorial was happening on the same date. Also remember that the event probably was planned to be done from the US. I think postponing the event is the correct choice for S...
He was a criminal, and what happened to him definitely unfair and police officers supposed to be hold accoubtable for it and go to jail for long time, but violent protest and damage done for many businesses and innocent people properties destroyed by...
Oh, about the Ja__ thing, I didn't know it was a worse slur than I thought. My apologies.