Compare Rockstar Games vs PlayStation

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Rockstar Games

Video Game Publishing

Rockstar Games

Video Game Publishing
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PlayStation

Video Game Publishing

PlayStation

Video Game Publishing

Salaries

Software Engineer
4 Salaries
$85,983 / yr total
4 Salaries
Animator
2 Salaries
$74,915 / yr total
2 Salaries
Programmer
2 Salaries
$110,813 / yr total
2 Salaries
Software Developer
1 Salaries
$27 / hr total
1 Salaries
Writer
1 Salaries
$41,000 / yr total
1 Salaries
Programmer
1 Salaries
$67,682 / yr total
1 Salaries

Employee Ratings

Rockstar Games scored higher in 10 areas: Overall Rating, Culture & Values, Diversity & Inclusion, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Compensation & Benefits, Career Opportunities, CEO Approval, Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall rating
4.5
Based on 388 reviews
4.5
Based on 388 reviews
4.4
Culture & Values
Higher rating
4.4
Higher
Culture & Values
4.4
Diversity & Inclusion
Higher rating
4.4
Higher
Diversity & Inclusion
4.2
Work-life balance
Higher rating
4.2
Higher
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Higher rating
4.1
Higher
Senior Management
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
Higher rating
4.3
Higher
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Career Opportunities
Higher rating
4.1
Higher
Career Opportunities
Employee sentiment
Rockstar Games Ceo Sam Houser
97%CEO Approval
Sam Houser
Rockstar Games Ceo Sam Houser
97%CEO Approval
Sam Houser
90%
90%Recommend to a friend
Rockstar Games employees rated their Recommend to a friend 12% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
90%
90%Recommend to a friend
87%
87%Positive Business Outlook
Rockstar Games employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
87%
87%Positive Business Outlook
Overall rating
3.9
Based on 1073 reviews
3.9
Based on 1073 reviews
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
Diversity & Inclusion
3.9
Diversity & Inclusion
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
Employee sentiment
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
81%CEO Approval
Jim Ryan
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
81%CEO Approval
Jim Ryan
78%
78%Recommend to a friend
78%
78%Recommend to a friend
70%
70%Positive Business Outlook
70%
70%Positive Business Outlook

What Employees Say

PlayStation had 76 more reviews than Rockstar Games that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro. PlayStation had 19 more reviews than Rockstar Games that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
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Pros
"Work life balance"in 15 reviews
Cons
"Work life balance"in 14 reviews
"Long hours"in 16 reviews
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Pros
"Work life balance"in 91 reviews
"Work environment"in 66 reviews
Cons
"Work life balance"in 33 reviews
"Upper management"in 22 reviews
Featured Review
Featured Review
5.0
Jun 1, 2022

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Great environment for programmers; focus on quality; lots of talents.

Cons

Toronto studio could have more perks, other studios have gym, free breakfast, etc.

Featured Review
5.0
Nov 15, 2022

Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

Pros

Exciting products and projects to work on. Everyone across the org is great to work with. Overall, I found the company culture to be very vibrant, supportive, and respectful. Work-life balance is... valued and leadership was excellent.

Cons

Nothing major comes to mind

Job Openings

Rockstar Games has 173 more recently posted open jobs than PlayStation.

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