Sony to move entire PlayStation operation to San Mateo offices
January 28, 2016 • Posted in: Market News
Sony said it will move all of its PlayStation-related operations to San Mateo, enabling the consumer electronics giant to tap the talent of Silicon Valley, and potentially bringing new jobs to the Bay Area, the company said Tuesday. Japan-based Sony announced the creation of a new company, Sony Interactive Entertainment, that will be based in San Mateo. At present, Sony has about 1,300 employees at the San Mateo site, said Jennifer Clark, a spokeswoman for Sony PlayStation. The office complex totals 450,000 square feet, she added. By integrating the strengths of PlayStation s hardware, software, content and network operations, Sony Interactive Entertainment will . . .