Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., responsible for business operation in Japan and Asia, today announced that the PlayStation 4 (PS4™) (CUH-1000A series) computer entertainment system will launch in Asian region from the middle of December 2013, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and other South East Asian countries. PS4 will be accompanied with 20 launch frame titles developed by SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) and numerous 3rd party software developers and publishers from around the globe.
PS4 is a next generation computer entertainment system that redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features utilizing devices such as PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita). SCEJA will continue to offer breakthrough gaming and entertainment experiences to users by further enriching the services available on PS4™ such as PSNSM and PlayStation®Plus (PS Plus) while enhancing the PS4™ system itself through future system software updates.
Concurrently with the launch of PS4™, PS Plus will automatically provide its members with PS4™ online features in full, including the online multi player and automatic patch download, in addition to preexisting membership service such as exclusive contents and features. Taking an opportunity of PS4™ launch in Asia, a new “PlayStation®Plus 3 Months ticket” will be available in fall 2013 on PlayStation®Store, together with special offer to be announced on official website. Additionally, “PlayStation®Plus 1 Year ticket” will be offered with a new price in December, 2013.
Furthermore, the wider range of peripherals for PS4™ will also launch in December such as the color variation for PS4™ Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) in “Magma Red” and “Wave Blue”, PlayStation®Camera, DUALSHOCK®4 Charging Station and PS4™ Vertical Stand.
SCEJA will continuously promote and enhance PlayStation® Platform with PS4™ through further introduction of attractive services to all Asian customers.