Official PlayStation Journal drops official branding to relaunch as Play Journal


Official PlayStation Journal is not any extra, ending the publication’s decades-long run because it relaunches (with the identical employees and focus) merely as Play Journal.

The change sees the month-to-month publication dropping the Official PlayStation branding, one thing an FAQ from its editorial group notes was the results of conversations between the journal and PlayStation-maker Sony.

“All good issues come to an finish, and together with Sony we felt that the Official PlayStation Journal had lastly earned a well-deserved retirement,” explains the group.

“Your help over the previous 12 months, and the earlier 25, has actually meant the world to us. Your messages and inclusion in each problem have helped us carry the world and tradition of PlayStation to life,” continues the announcement. “So, as we launch PLAY, we hope you will proceed to hitch us every month as we report on the largest video games, points, and occasions surrounding the consoles we love.”

Apparently, the branding shift additionally represents the top of an period as Official PlayStation Journal was the final main licensed recreation console journal in circulation (as identified in a Tweet from online game historian and archivist Frank Cifaldi).

All three main console makers had some kind of official journal sooner or later throughout their reign, although all three have since ceased publication as Nintendo ended Nintendo Energy in 2012 and the Future-published Xbox Official Journal went darkish in 2020.

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