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PlayStation sets up $10 million fund for indie developers struggling amid COVID-19

This week, Jim Ryan, President & CEO at Sony Interactive Entertainment, announced the Play At Home Initiative.

As part of the inititative, PlayStation has set up a $10 million fund to support indie developers whose business has been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Independent developers are vital to the heart and soul of the gaming community and we understand the hardships and financial struggles that many smaller gaming studios are facing.

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Amazon’s New World pushed to August 25

Amazon, which is now “investing hundreds of millions of dollars” in games development and distribution, had to delay the release of its MMORPG New World.  They game should have come out in May, but the studio’s transition to remote work has “exposed some problems” that have to do with the technical and collaborative nature of game development.

New World will not come out on August 25 on PC. The title will be available on Steam.