In a relatively abrupt piece of stories, Sony Interactive Entertainment has introduced that Jim Ryan might be taking up for John Kodera as president and CEO of SIE. Kodera, who used to be appointed to the location after Andrew House left in October 2017, has been serving because the SIE chief for reasonably over a yr and might be exchanging positions with Ryan to focal point extra at the person and community enjoy spaces.
Ryan has been at Sony since 1994 and lengthy been a fixture and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. For the remaining yr, Ryan has been Kodera’s deputy president at SIE, however now seems to be taking the total position over.
In 2017, Ryan disregarded the speculation of backwards compatibility for PlayStation consoles, telling Time “When we’ve dabbled with backwards compatibility, I can say it is one of those features that is much requested, but not actually used much.” Ryan added “That, and I was at a Gran Turismo event recently where they had PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4 games, and the PS1 and the PS2 games, they looked ancient, like why would anybody play this?”
Ryan will take over as president and CEO beginning April 1.