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Analysts: “Sony Has 79% Chance of Going Bankrupt in Next Two Years”


The PlayStation 4 has had a fantastic launch, and Sony Computer Entertainment are no doubt hungrily planning what to do next. It’s an amazing piece of technology, and one that  gamers are buying up in their droves. Sony aren’t only known for their gaming consoles, however, and in other areas things aren’t going nearly as well.

Macroaxis, a tool for investors, have taken all of Sony’s publicly available financial information and crunched those numbers into an estimate of how likely Sony are to go bankrupt in the coming years. It’s not just pulled out of thin air, either. There’s a lot to read, some of it rather in-depth. 

It’s not news, not really. It’s been a slow decline for Sony, who really have been knocked by the global recession. While companies like LG and Samsung looked to make a range of TVs for a lower price point, Sony pretty much stuck to their guns. Now it’s not unusual to see better sets for far cheaper than Sony are selling their own TVs, a decision that’s costing them with the crowd that’s not especially loyal to a certain company. It seems unlikely that Sony are going to go bankrupt, especially to someone who focusses so much on their gaming successes, but there needs to be some big changes, and they’ll definitely come over the next two years.

To read the full report, click here.


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blank Mat Growcott has been a long-time member of the gaming press. He's written two books and a web series, and doesn't have nearly enough time to play the games he writes about.

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