Sony’s been running a lot of interviews ahead of E3 2017 this week, and PlayStation America boss Shawn Layden’s been chatting a little bit about the Nintendo Switch, which has gotten off to a strong start since its release in early March. Speaking with TIME, the suit said that the device is a “great success for Nintendo” and he thinks that “it's definitely what that fanbase has been waiting for”.
But instead of seeing it as a competitor, Layden actually believes that the hybrid console will complement the PlayStation 4: “When you look at our numbers, I think it shows that a lot of gamers are a two-console family. And quite often those two consoles are PlayStation and Nintendo sitting side-by-side.”
It’s not unusual for Sony to be kind to Nintendo’s endeavours: Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida often speaks highly of the company, and has repeatedly iterated that the Mario maker’s success is important for the industry. But do you agree that the Switch can complement the PS4 – or are the systems in direct competition after all? Let us know in the comments below.