Sony is making a bold bet on Africa's video game industry. 

The deal aims for a strategic partnership, and details are in progress.

Carry1st CEO Cordel Robbin-Coker pitched Africa as a growing gaming market.

Africa, especially Nigeria, Morocco, and Algeria, shows rising interest in gaming consoles. 

Sub-Saharan Africa's gaming industry is expected to exceed $1 billion in 2024. 

Gamers in Africa often buy consoles from unofficial sources, presenting challenges and opportunities. 

Sony seeks to expand PlayStation reach in Africa through Carry1st's expertise. 

Sony aims to achieve record sales of 25 million PlayStation 5 units in 2023. 

Carry1st's Pay1st service enables African gamers to purchase games using local payment methods. 

Sony and Carry1st explore digital payment support and capitalize on online gaming trends.

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