By James Scout/ Nov 23, 2022

The New Next Generation Xbox And Playstation 6 Won't be Available Until at Least 2028

Documents published as a part of the Competition and Markets Authority's investigation of Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard have revealed that both Microsoft and PlayStation are not anticipating the next generation of consoles to release until 2028 or later.

Xbox And Playstation

In the documents, Sony argues that Microsoft only recently stated in public comments on October 26 that it plans only to offer Call of Duty on PlayStation "as long as that makes sense

Xbox And Playstation

A deadline of 2027, or any other (possibly shorter) time that Microsoft alone decides "makes sense," is woefully insufficient.

Xbox And Playstation

According to Sony, "By the time SIE launched the next generation of its PlayStation console, it would have lost access to Call of Duty and other Activision games, making it extremely vulnerable to consumer switching and a resulting decay in its competitive nature."

Xbox And Playstation

Microsoft responded to the CMA's worries by claiming that any effects from the Activision deal were highly speculative and that the next generation of consoles is still years away.

Xbox And Playstation

Microsoft responded to the CMA's worries by claiming that any effects from the Activision deal were highly speculative and that the next generation of consoles is still years away.

Xbox And Playstation

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