The move is must be very good news to Kazuo Hirai, who had to take over after
"SCE WWS has been developing global hit titles, sharing resources and know-how within SCE Group since its foundation, and we will reinforce our software business by further enhancing coordination among the studios under a new leader. Under the leadership of Yoshida, who has proven track record in managing creative talent, SCE WWS will accelerate the software development for the PlayStation 3 and PSP”.
Shuhei Yoshida has been with SCEI since April 1996 and was one of the first members of the PlayStation team. After a while, he moved to Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), where he ultimately became Senior VP of the US Studios.
The PlayStation 3 has still to prove itself as a better choice than Microsoft’s Xbox 360, and the PSP is not doing so good at present time. On short, the new president is looking forward to a tough job. We wish him good luck.