Sony halts PlayStation sales in Russia due to Ukraine invasion

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A customer waits in a queue inside an electronics store in Sydney on Nov. 12, 2020, on the day of the official launch of Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 5 gaming console. SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images

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Sony said it’s stopping all sales of its PlayStation consoles and software in Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

In a statement sent to NPR, a company spokesperson for its video game unit called for “peace” in Ukraine Wednesday and said

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