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SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES ITS NEXT GENERATION PORTABLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

2011-01-27 00:00:00

Tokyo, January 27, 2011 – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced its next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP), which delivers the ultimate portable entertainment experience. NGP will make its debut at the end of the year 2011.



SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT TO UNVEIL “PLAYSTATION®SUITE,” DELIVERING THE WORLD OF PLAYSTATION® TO ANDROID™ BASED PORTABLE DEVICES

2011-01-27 00:00:00

Tokyo, January 27, 2011 – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today unveiled “PlayStation®Suite” (PS Suite), delivering the PlayStation® experience to Android™ based portable devices*1. Through this entirely new initiative, users will be able to enjoy PlayStation content on an open operating system for the first time in PlayStation history.



PLAYSTATION®MOVE MOTION CONTROLLER SALES REACH OVER 4.1 MILLION UNITS WORLDWIDE

2010-11-30 00:00:00

Tokyo, November 30, 2010 – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the sales of PlayStation®Move motion controller for the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system reached over 4.1 million units worldwide*1. The milestone was reached in just two months since its release in September for North America, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, and one month since the release in October for Japan. The number not only shows clear success of the launch of the new motion sensing controller but also indicates positive momentum going in to the holiday season and to the year 2011.



SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA REDEFINES MOTION GAMING WITH PLAYSTATION®MOVE, NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™)

2010-09-17 00:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., September 17, 2010– Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced PlayStation®Move will be available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system at retail stores in the North America on Sunday, September 19. PlayStation®Move offers the most immersive and realistic gaming experience for the PS3™ system by fusing realistic, high-definition gaming along with accurate and easy-to-use controls. By incorporating the PlayStation®Eye camera with PlayStation®Move, the user’s full range of motion is captured, resulting in ultimate control over how one plays the games, as well as the opportunity to project the player’s image into select games for new augmented reality experiences.



SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM FOR THE PLAYSTATION®3 SYSTEM HITTING WORLDWIDE MARKET IN FALL 2010

2010-06-16 00:00:00

Tokyo, June 16, 2010 –Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it will release a subwoofer built-in, all-in-one Surround Sound System for the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system in fall 2010 in Japan, North America, Europe/PAL territories, and Asian countries/regions at a recommended retail price of 19,800 yen (including tax), US$199, and €199 respectively. Users will be able to enjoy immersive audio on the PlayStation®3 system, including upcoming games supporting PlayStation®Move motion controllers, Blu-ray movies, as well as stereoscopic 3D content by simply placing the speaker in front of the television and connecting it to the PS3 system with the optical digital cable.



PLAYSTATION®MOVE MOTION CONTROLLER TO HIT WORLDWIDE MARKET STARTING THIS SEPTEMBER

2010-06-16 00:00:00

Tokyo, June 16, 2010 –Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it will release PlayStation®Move motion controller*1for the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system on September 15, 2010 in Europe/PAL territories and in Asian countries/regions*2 at a recommended retail price (RRP) of €39.99. It will also become available in North America on September 19 at a RRP of $49.99 and in Japan on October 21 at a RRP of 3,980 yen (including tax). PlayStation®Move navigation controller, one-handed controller to be used along with the motion controller for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and objects, will also become available on the same day in each region at a RRP of €29.99, US$29.99 and 2,980 yen (including tax), respectively.



SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA DELIVERS GROUNDBREAKING 3D TECHNOLOGY, NEXT GENERATION MOTION CONTROL EXPERIENCES, AND AN UNRIVALED PLAYSTATION®3 GAME LINE UP AT E3 2010

2010-06-15 00:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2010 –Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) held its annual press conference today at the E3 Media & Business Summit in Los Angeles, Calif., announcing groundbreaking new products and services that further establish PlayStation’s leadership and cutting edge position in home entertainment. Since last Fall, the PlayStation® business has experienced unprecedented growth, fueling huge momentum into the new year. The company is poised once again to deliver consumers unrivaled entertainment options this year with the latest in 3D technology, introduction of PlayStation®Move games, and blockbuster games such as inFAMOUS 2, Twisted Metal®, Gran Turismo® 5, LittleBigPlanet™ 2, and Killzone® 3.



PLAYSTATION®PLUS, THE NEW SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE PACKAGE ON PLAYSTATION®NETWORK. DELIVERS A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE TO USERS

2010-06-15 00:00:00

Los Angeles, California, June 15, 2010 –Sony Computer Entertainment LLC. (SCE) today announced that it will offer PlayStation®Plus, a new subscription service package on PlayStation®Network. In addition to the current free to use existing features and services, PlayStation Plus brings value-added offerings including exclusive services and content on June 29, 2010, worldwide. PlayStation Plus will further enhance PlayStation Network, which has recently achieved a cumulative number of registered accounts of over 50 million globally.



REGISTERED ACCOUNTS ON PLAYSTATION®NETWORK EXCEED 50 MILLION WORLDWIDE

2010-06-15 00:00:00

Los Angeles, California, June 15, 2010 –Sony Computer Entertainment LLC. (SCE) today announced that the cumulative number of registered accounts on PlayStation®Network has exceeded 50 million worldwide as of June 14, 2010 (Japan Time). Since its launch in November 2006*1, PlayStation Network has expanded its services to over 58 countries and regions around the globe. The registered accounts on PlayStation Network reached 10 million in 1 year and 8 months from the service launch, 20 million in 2 years and 3 months, and exceeded 50 million in only 3 years and 8 months. The continued growth of PlayStation Network has ensured the successful building of a robust network business platform.



PLAYSTATION®NETWORK FUELS THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION

2010-06-15 00:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2010 –Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today unveiled new original programming and gaming content additions to PlayStation®Network’s unmatched and ever-growing entertainment suite of new and exclusive content, services and community focused tools. SCEA introduced PlayStation®Plus, a new subscription service package offering users even more options in how they consume content on PlayStation Network, during its press event kicking off the annual E3 Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In addition, an open casting call was announced for Season 2 of its original competitive reality series, “The Tester™,” premiering this fall. Combined with the recent availability of programming from HBO® and ability to stream live baseball games in High Definition (HD) through the MLB.TV subscription service, PlayStation Network is continuing its evolution in delivering a great overall entertainment experience to its users.