SIE R&D West: an overview

Whether you are looking to become a licensed PlayStation® developer, join us at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), connect to our academic programmes, or get the latest news, you’ll be able to find it all here.

R&D West is formed of R&D departments located in both San Mateo (US R&D) and London (Euro R&D).

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What we do

We are the experts in PlayStation®

We do not create games ourselves;  we provide Research and Develop ideas and product that benefit consumers worldwide, as well as contribute to the SDK (Software Development Kit) used by games.

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Our working

R&D West is formed of passionate, talented teams drawn from countries across the globe working together to create world class software. Our success has been based on having close direct contact with the PlayStation® development community. We tend to take an agile approach to development projects, with time (often between sprints) set aside for innovation driven by the interests of our staff.

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