Fears surrounding China's novel coronavirus are sweeping the world, and as Business Insider reports (and as the actions of Microsoft and Sony could imply), the virus might well limit or even delay the start of next-gen for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, or both.
What can we take from the current roll out strategies of both Sony and Microsoft?
How do businesses react to exigent circumstances like a possible pandemic originating in the world's largest supplier of manufacturing capacity?
How are other players like Apple and Nintendo reacting?
Coronavirus is no joke, but it still might affect our play...in Virtual Legality.
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"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).
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Discussed in this episode:
"PS5's Website Is Live, Promises Price, Release Date, And Games Are Coming"
Gamespot - February 6, 2020 - Steve Watts
"The PlayStation 5 and new Xbox are due out this holiday, but both could be delayed because of the coronavirus"
Business Insider - February 6, 2020 - Ben Gilbert
"China's coronavirus might disrupt Apple's production plans for the iPhone"
Business Insider - January 28, 2020 - Isobel Asher Hamilton
"Nintendo Switch shipments to Japan will be delayed by the coronavirus"
Business Insider - February 6, 2020 - Charlie Wood
"We’re delaying @OuterWorlds on Nintendo Switch due to the coronavirus"
Tweet - February 6, 2020 - @Private Division
"Sony’s chief financial officer Hiroki Totoki has suggested the company has yet to determine the PlayStation 5 price, as it attempts to balance its position based on several known and unknown factors."
Video Games Chronicle - February 4, 2020 - Tom Ivan
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