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Sony stops selling its electronics in Brazil in March; PS5 sale continues

The company did not explain the reasons for the decision, but said that games, professional solutions, music and pictures entertainment will continue to be operated in the country

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Sony announced on Monday that it will stop selling electronic products in Brazil, according to a statement published on the company’s Twitter account. The company did not explain the reasons for the decision.

“As announced in September 2020, Sony Brasil will close its commercial activities at the end of March 2021″, says the statement.

According to the statement, sales of electronic products such as TVs, cameras and audio equipment will be stopped. Sony also said that games, professional solutions, music and pictures entertainment will continue to be operated in the country.

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Sony should keep offices to handle the PlayStation business division, but distribution will continue via third-parties. 

Last year, the company stated that the “decision aims to strengthen the structure and sustainability of its business, in order to respond to rapid changes in the external environment.” It stressed that it will maintain warranty and technical assistance services.

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