Form 6-K

                             WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549

                                    FORM 6-K

                        REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

                      Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of

                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                         For the month of June 2005
                        Commission File Number: 001-06439

                                SONY CORPORATION
                 (Translation of registrant's name into English)


                    (Address of principal executive offices)

          The registrant files annual reports under cover of Form 20-F.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant  files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F,

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contained  in this  Form is  also  thereby  furnishing  the  information  to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
Yes No X

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connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):82-______


Pursuant  to the  requirements  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of  1934,  the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                                            SONY CORPORATION

                                         By:  /s/  Katsumi Ihara    

                                             Katsumi Ihara
                                             Executive Deputy President, 
                                             Group Chief Strategy Officer and
                                             Chief Financial Officer

Date:June 01, 2005

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:

i)   A press release regarding: Sony Communication Network Corporation
     announces revision of Consolidated Forecast for the current Fiscal Year 

                                                                Sony Corporation
                                                           6-7-35 Kita-shinagawa
                                                                 Tokyo, 141-0001
                                                                    June 1, 2005
                                                  Company name: Sony Corporation
                         Representative's title and name: Chairman Nobuyuki Idei
                           (stock code: 6758 Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section)
                                                     (tracking stock subsidiary)
                            Company name: Sony Communication Network Corporation
             Representative's title and name: Representative Director, Corporate
                                  Executive Officer, President Kenichiro Yoshida
                         (stock code: 6758-5 Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section)
                    For inquiries: Corporate Executive Officer Masanao Yoshimura

                          FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR

Sony Communication Network Corporation (hereinafter, the "SCN Group"), a
subsidiary of which the performance is linked to tracking stock issued by Sony
Corporation, announced today the following revisions to the forecast for its
consolidated results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006. The previous
forecast was announced on April 27, 2005 when SCN announced its consolidated
results for the year ended March 31, 2005.

1. The SCN Group announces the following revisions to the forecast for the
   year ending March 31, 2006 (the period from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006).

                                                               (millions of yen)
                      Sales    Operating Income   Ordinary Income   Net Income

Prior forecast (A)    43,500              1,300             1,500          700

Revised forecast (B)  43,500              1,300             1,500        7,500

Difference (B-A)           0                  0                 0      + 6,800

Difference (%)             0                  0                 0        + 971

(For reference)
Prior FY results      39,302              2,624             2,540        4,107

2. Reasons for the revised forecast:
   The SCN Group expects to sell 17,935 shares of So-net M3 Inc. of which it 
   holds 14.0% of the voting rights. As of today, it has been decided to price 
   the offering at 717,250 yen per share. Based on the above total offering 
   price 12,860 million yen, the SCN Group has thus revised its forecast for its
   consolidated results.

Cautionary statement:
This statement is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy the
securities of So-net M3 (the "Company") in the United States. The securities
have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act
of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration
or an exemption from such registration requirement. If any public offering of
securities is made in the United States, it will be by means of a prospectus
that may be obtained from the Company or any selling security holder that will
contain detailed information about the Company and management, as well as
financial statements.

Statements made in this release with respect to Sony Corporation and Sony
Communication Network's current plans, estimates, strategies and beliefs and
other statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements
about the future performance of SCN Group. These statements are based on
management's assumptions and beliefs in light of the information currently
available to it. Therefore, SCN Group cautions you that a number of important
risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from
those discussed in the forward-looking statements, and therefore you should not
place undue reliance on them.