Sony and Discord have entered into a cooperation agreement. Sony said it is going to invest in Discord, which will help gamers enjoy "the social and gaming experience on the PlayStation Network." As for the exact date of the introduction of Discord on the PlayStation - while talking about the beginning of next year.
Jim Ryan, head of Sony, also spoke about the integration. He noted that work on the implementation of Discord is already underway right now by separate teams at Sony. "Our goal is to bring Discord and PlayStation closer to consoles and mobile," Ryan said.
As for the amount of investment from Sony - it has not been disclosed yet, but interestingly, Sony is not the first company to partner with Discord. Microsoft previously entered into an agreement with the company to integrate the chat application into Halo Infinite for PC. Then there were reports that Microsoft allegedly wanted to buy Discord for $10 billion. However, the company decided to continue working on its own.
In other PlayStation news, there was a recent State of Play showcase featuring several new games. The highlight of the presentation was the exclusive version of Ratchet & Clank, specially for the PlayStation 5 platform.