Sony Interactive Entertainment New Zealand and Vodafone announce ties to boost Gaming for Kiwis

An undisclosed amount of PlayStation 5 console units will be made available on 12th of November as a part of the partnership.

Sony Interactive Entertainment New Zealand and Vodafone announce ties to boost Gaming for Kiwis
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Vodafone New Zealand and Sony Interactive Entertainment New Zealand Ltd (SIENZ) have inked an exciting partnership within the two to the upbringing of digital gaming in the country. 

As a part of the partnership, a limited number of PlayStation®️5 consoles will be available for Vodafone customers on 12th of November. The partnership pair up two of the leading digital businesses and will continue to bring greater access to gaming in the country throughout in 2021. 

Carolyn Luey, Vodafone Consumer Director is thrilled about added a few words on the ties: 

"A great many Kiwis already enjoy gaming with PlayStation, and we look forward to helping even more of our customers discover the benefits it can bring through this partnership," Carolyn said.

"Gaming brings people together and develops valuable skills such as problem-solving, concentration and critical thinking. It is enjoyed by people of all walks of life, age and gender, and is increasing in popularity at an exponential rate."

This partnership will surely strengthen esports layer of Vodafone. Earlier, Vodafone had partnered with LetsPlay.Live in 2019 and since then LPL has hosted numerous esports tournaments for various titles. 

Goncalo Fialho, Sony Interactive ANZ General Manager said: 

"The power of the latest generation of PlayStation, combined with Vodafone's strong connectivity, is a winning combination for New Zealand households," 

"But greater than this are the opportunities this partnership unlocks for the future: an enhanced level of gaming that is more accessible to New Zealanders than ever before. Watch this space!"

More information about the PlayStation 5 console availability can be found here on the official website