PlayStation studios, main publishers break silence on abortion rights [Updated]

Just some of the game franchises represented by studios coming out in support of reproductive rights today.

Enlarge / Simply among the recreation franchises represented by studios popping out in assist of reproductive rights at the moment.

Final month, Insomniac Video games (Spider-Man) CEO Ted Value reportedly advised his workers that guardian firm Sony “is not going to approve ANY statements from any studio on the subject of reproductive rights.” That’s apparently now not true, as Insomniac and different Sony studios have tweeted statements in assist of “reproductive freedom” within the wake of this morning’s Supreme Courtroom choice overturning the long-standing Roe v. Wade precedent on the difficulty.

“We’re human beings who make video games,” Insomniac tweeted this morning. “Reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy are human rights.”

By the afternoon, lots of Sony’s different North American recreation studios had began tweeting comparable messages, together with Sucker Punch (Ghost of Tsushima), Naughty Canine (The Final of Us), Santa Monica Studio (God of Conflict), San Diego Studio (MLB: The Present), and Bend Studio (Days Gone). A few of Sony’s European studios, together with Media Molecule (LittleBigPlanet), Guerilla Video games (Horizon), and PlayStation London Studio, have additionally joined in with tweeted statements of assist.

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