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By Sam Nussey
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony (NYSE:) Group Corp said Wednesday it will launch a new line of headsets and monitors targeting the burgeoning PC market for video games as the Japanese conglomerate looks beyond its mainstream audience. is the PlayStation console.
Sony, whose PlayStation 5 console has been hit by supply chain troubles, last month announced a direction to release more titles on PC and mobile as subscription services and Technological advancements expand gaming to a wider audience.
The Inzone series, developed by an entity outside of Sony’s main gaming business, aims to leverage Sony’s display and audio technology, areas where Sony is seen as retaining an immediate advantage. even as the company has transformed itself into a giant entertainment conglomerate that includes movies, music, and games.
Its headset provides audio that helps players locate enemies in-game, with a wired model retailing for $99.99 in the United States and a wireless, noise-cancelling model priced at $299.99. USD. The Inzone monitor, which promises sharp images and high refresh rates, is priced at $529.99 and $899.99 for the 4K version.
This device repeats the design of the PlayStation 5 series and can be compatible with the console.