Sony PlayStation Postpones This Week’s Live PS5 Event, and Here’s Why

Sorry, gamers, but this week’s scheduled event for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s reveal of the lineup of games coming to its newest console, the PlayStation 5, has been postponed.

Their decision to delay the event from June 4 (June 5, Manila time) to a later date was in response to the killing of an unarmed black man named George Floyd while in police custody which has since sparked country-wide riots and protests in the United States.

“While we understand gamers worldwide are excited to see PS5 games, we do not feel that right now is a time for celebration and for now, we want to stand back and allow more important voices to be heard,” the company said in a statement posted on its social media today.

Sony did not specify when the event will be rescheduled to.

The live event was going to be live-streamed on its official website, YouTube, and Twitch channel. It was going to be among the first of the many events lined up this year leading up to the PS5’s release by the end of 2020.

Meanwhile, you can check out our list of confirmed titles coming to the PS5 here: LOOK: Here’s a List of All The Games Coming to the PlayStation 5 (So Far)

What are your thoughts on this? Share them with us in the comments below!

(ALSO READ: Sony PlayStation 5 Will Be Backward Compatible, But There’s A Limit…)


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