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Sony announces investment and partnership with Discord to bring the chat app to PlayStation  

By Editor - Mon May 03, 2:52 pm

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Sony and Discord have announced a partnership that will integrate the latter’s popular gaming-focused chat app with PlayStation’s own built-in social tools. It’s a big move and a fairly surprising one given how recently acquisition talks were in the air — Sony appears to have offered a better deal than Microsoft, taking an undisclosed minority stake in the company ahead of a rumored IPO. The exact nature of the partnership is not expressed in the brief announcement post. The closest we come to hearing what will actually happen is that the two companies plan to “bring the Discord and PlayStation experiences closer together on console and mobile starting early next year,” which at least is easy enough to imagine. Discord has partnered with console platforms before, though its deal with Microsoft was not a particularly deep integration.

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Sony announces investment and partnership with Discord to bring the chat app to PlayStation

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