While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is impacting many across the video game industry, one major publisher is taking steps to help out. PlayStation announced today that it is bringing in a $10 million fund to assist indie developers who are facing difficulties as a result of the pandemic.
Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan explained that “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.” More details on the fund are coming soon.
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PlayStation also announced the Play at Home initiative. As part of this move, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey are being given away for free starting on April 15 at 8 p.m. PDT through May 5 at 8 p.m. PDT. The games are yours…