Major Court ruling effecting Sony
Sony ordered to pay $90.7 mil. in patent infringement suit
Saturday, March 26, 2005 at 15:37 JST
LOS ANGELES ? The U.S. District Court in Oakland, California, has ordered Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and its U.S. unit to pay $90.7 million in damages to Immersion Corp. for patent infringement over controllers used with PlayStation game consoles.
In the ruling handed down Thursday, the federal court also ordered Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Entertainment America Inc. to stop selling the PlayStation and PlayStation 2 game consoles using Dualshock controllers as well as more than 40 game software products. (Kyodo News)
ANyone knows what this means, end of dual shock controllers in USA? Same for Europe?