Sony and Nintendo suspends gaming shipments to Russia

Sony Group Corp’s game division and Nintendo Co Ltd have suspended shipments of software and hardware to Russia following the invasion of Ukraine.

Sony Interactive Entertainment, the maker of the PlayStation 5 console has suspended the launch of racing game “Gran Turismo 7” and operations of the PlayStation Store in Russia.

Sony Group also made a $2 million donation to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Save the Children.

Nintendo is also suspending shipping all products to Russia.

Nintendo has also delayed the release of “Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp”, which was due to launch on its Switch console on April 8, because of “recent world events.”

Last week, Nintendo put its eShop under maintenance in Russia after its payment provider suspended transactions in Russian roubles.


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