Sony is planning to limit PlayStation 5 output in the console’s first year. In a report from Takashi Mochizuki and Yuki Furukawa from Bloomberg, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a large impact on Sony’s plans. The logistical problems combined with the PS5’s ambitious specs will lead to a higher than planned price at launch.
BMW announced partnerships with 5 of the worlds largest esports organizations. BMW had been a sponsor of Cloud9 beginning last year. The luxury car brand will maintain C9 as a partner as well as add T1, G2 Esports, Fnatic and FunPlus Phoenix. The full announcement can be found here.
Gamescom’s live event has been cancelled. In a statement, it was announced that gamescom is moving forward with a digital event. All paid tickets will be refunded. The digital event will still take place at the end of August. The full statement can be found here.