The platform Crunchyroll confirmed by a statement in its official media that it will launch its application for the console Playstation 5 Only the day of its launch is scheduled for November 12 in the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, Mexico and South Korea and November 19 in the rest of the world.
An external statement from Phil Rosenberg from Sony Interactive Entertainment, also confirmed that the platforms Netflix, Youtube, Spotify, Disney +, Apple TV Y. Pull out They will be available on the console. Furthermore, Amazon Prime Video Y. Hulu will be integrated later.
On the other hand, on July 28th, Crunchyroll crossed the line of three million subscribers and 70 million registered users. In 2017 the platform reached its first million subscribers and passed the two million mark in 2018.
The platform started out as an illegal anime distributor and closed with some companies in 2006 to legalize their platform and get their first titles with $ 4 million in funding. For a more detailed article on its history and creation, see this link.
In 2013, the Chernin Group acquired the majority of Crunchyroll's shares and later Otter Media was formed to manage the platform in collaboration with AT&T. In mid-August it was rumored in the media that The company should be bought from Sony However, Sony turned down the offer for $ 1.5 billion.