Discord partners with Sony — When to expect it on PS5
Discord posted a year-over-year revenue increase of 189% in 2020. The group-chat platform amassed a whopping $130 million last year, according to Safe Betting Bites. It's no wonder Sony sees a lot of potential in Discord, an app gamers love using for in-game strategizing.
PlayStation announced on Tuesday that is partnering with Discord. Sony President and CEO Jim Ryan expressed he was inspired by Jason Citron and Stan Vishnevskiy's (Discord's co-founders) passion for cooperative gaming, which impelled PlayStation to pair up with Discord.
Discord and PlayStation partnership: what we know
Ryan announced that Sony has a minority stake in Discord after the chat platform held a Series H round of funding. Sony is crossing its fingers that it can successfully integrate Discord's vibrant gaming community into the PlayStation ecosystem. "Together, our teams are already hard at work connecting Discord with your social and gaming experience on PlayStation Network," Ryan said.
Discord attracts 140 million active monthly visitors; it experienced a boom in users in 2020 as gamers flocked to the group-chat app to play team-based video games such as Fortnite, …
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