Sony PlayStation 3 SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT analysis of Sony PlayStation 3 analyses the brand/company with its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats. Sony PlayStation 3 is one of the leading brands in the consumer electronics sector. The table below also lists the top Sony PlayStation 3 competitors and elaborates Sony PlayStation 3 segmentation, targeting, positioning & USP.

Sony PlayStation 3 SWOT, Competitors, Marketing STP & Brand analysis Table

PlayStation 3

Parent Company



Gaming Consoles


Consumer Electronics


This is Living


The best gaming console

Sony PlayStation 3 STP


Target Group

Gamers who look for high performance and high end graphics

Positioning Best Gaming console from Sony
Sony PlayStation 3 SWOT Analysis

Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of Sony PlayStation 3. Strengths are:

1) Backing of Sony
2) Large number of titles
3) High performance
4) Large Subscription Base


Here are the weaknesses in the Sony PlayStation 3 SWOT Analysis:

1) Inadequate Security Measures
2) Costly and Expensive Titles


Following are the Opportunities in Sony PlayStation 3 SWOT Analysis:

1) To recover from losses and give proof of a secure environment
2) Launch more innovative stuff like move
3) Game Titles for movies, brands etc


The threats in the SWOT Analysis of Sony PlayStation 3 are as mentioned:

1) Gamers have lost trust in Sony PS3 network
2) Xbox rising fast with innovations like Kinetic

Sony PlayStation 3 Competition

1) XBOX 360
2) Nintendo Wii

The brandguide table above concludes the Sony PlayStation 3 SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters.

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