Sony Confirms That They Have Obtained Japanese Factory That Produces Wii U’s eDRAM

Today, Sony has confirmed that they have officially acquired the factory that produces the Wii U’s eDRAM in Japan. Here’s what was said on the official site:

TOKYO, Japan, January 29, 2014 – Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas Electronics”, TSE: 6723) and Sony Corporation (“Sony”, TSE: 6758) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to transfer a semiconductor manufacturing facility and related equipment (the “Asset Transfer”) at the Tsuruoka Factory (12-inch front-end wafer fabrication line of the semiconductor production facility) of Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics, to Sony Semiconductor Corporation (“SCK”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony.

Dirty move Sony… A very dirty move indeed….

If you want to check out everything that was mentioned about this on the official site, check out the post right here!

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