“PlayStation itself came about through the integration of creativity and technology,” Kenichiro Yoshida, president and CEO of Sony said in a statement. “Our mission is to seamlessly evolve this platform as one that continues to deliver the best and most immersive entertainment experiences, together with a cloud environment that ensures the best possible experience, anytime, anywhere.”
Yoshida pointed out that despite being a competitor “in some areas”, Microsoft is a “key business partner” for Sony, and the companies sharing their technologies can only be a good thing.
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) May 16, 2019
CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella said Sony “has always been a leader in both entertainment and technology, and the collaboration we announced today builds on this history of innovation.”