PlayStation®4 (PS4™) Design and Price Unveiled, Available at $399 In U.S. and at € 399 in Europe


WEBWIRE – Tuesday, June 11, 2013

PS4™’s Striking, Modern Design Unveiled at E3 Press Conference, Along with Extensive Lineup of Innovative Software Titles That Deliver Gaming Experiences Never Before Possible

Tokyo, – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) (CUH-1000A series) computer entertainment system will come in “Jet Black” color and will be available this holiday season in North America and Europe at a recommended retail price (RRP) of US$ 399, Canada$ 399, € 399, and £ 349.

The design of PS4 made its public debut at the PlayStation® press conference on June 10, 2013, which kicked off the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. PS4 will also be displayed this week at the Sony Computer Entertainment America booth at E3, one of the world’s largest video game exhibitions.

The internal design architecture of the PS4 system, from the optical drive and power supply unit to the cooling mechanism, has been pursed to keep the body as slim and light as possible to dramatically enhance the flexibility of the design.

The PS4 features a simple but modern design accentuated by its linear flat form factors. The surface of the PS4 body is subdivided into four sections, as if four blocks are stacked together making one figure, with disc slot, buttons, power indicator and vent placed within the slim interspace created between the sections. The power indicator designed atop the body will glow in a PlayStation blue color when the power button is turned on. The foreside and backside of the body is slightly angled; it not only gives users easy access to the power button and disc slot when placed either horizontally or vertically but also helps conceal the connected cables. The black-themed color along with the matte and gloss finish adds a sophisticated look to the PS4 system as the next generation entertainment system and will fit perfectly wherever it is placed.

PS4 peripherals include the stand-alone Wireless Controller for PlayStation®4 (DUALSHOCK®4) and PlayStation®Camera, which will be available at launch for RRP of US$ 59, Canada$ 59, € 59 and £ 54, and US$ 59, Canada$ 59, € 49 and £ 44 respectively. Both accessories will come in “Jet Black” color.

The upcoming software lineup for PS4 from software developers and publishers will include Destiny™ from Bungie, Inc., in partnership with Activision Publishers, Inc., Diablo® III from Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., KINGDOM HEARTS III and FINAL FANTASY® XV from SQUARE ENIX, Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™ and Watch_Dogs™ from Ubisoft Entertainment, NBA® 2K14 from 2K Sports, The Elder Scrolls® Online from Bethesda Games Studios and Mad Max ™ from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, totaling more than 110 titles. PS4 has earned great support from a wide variety of game publishers, including many indie developers. Since February 2013, the number of developers joining has increased from 126 to 505.

Furthermore, from SCE Worldwide Studios, more than 30 titles, including 12 brand new IP, are under development, including Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, inFAMOUS: Second Son, #DRIVECLUB and The Order: 1886.*1 Out of over the 30 titles under development, 20 titles will be available within a year from the PS4 launch.

SCE will vigorously promote PS4 towards the launch as the next generation computer entertainment platform through further introduction of peripherals and attractive software lineup.
*1 Game titles are original titles and some title names are tentative. Titles may differ by countries and regions.

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PlayStation®4

-Product name: PlayStation®4 Jet Black
-Product code:CUH-1000A series
-Recommended retail price: US$ 399, Canada$ 399, € 399, and £ 349
-Main Processor:Single-chip custom processor
CPU : x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
GPU : 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon™ based graphics engine
-Memory:GDDR5 8GB
-Storage size: 500GB Hard disk drive*1
-External dimensions: Approx. 275×53×305 mm (width × height × length)(tentative, excludes largest projection)
-Mass: Approx. 2.8 kg
-BD/ DVD drive (read only):BD × 6 CAV - DVD × 8 CAV
-Input/ Output: Super-Speed USBx (USB 3.0) port × 2
AUX port × 1
-Networking:
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)×1
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth® 2.1(EDR)
-AV output:
HDMI out port
DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) port
-Included:
PlayStation®4 system × 1
Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) × 1
Mono headset × 1
AC power cord × 1
HDMI cable × 1
USB cable × 1

*1 The hard disk drive contains space that is available for users and space that is reserved for the system, therefore the actual space that is free for users is smaller than the total space stated in this document.
* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Wireless Controller for PlayStation®4 (DUALSHOCK®4)

-Product name: DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller
-Color: Jet Black
-Product code: CUH-ZCT1
-Recommended retail price: US$ 59, Canada$ 59, € 59, and £ 54
-External dimensions:
Approx. 162mm × 52mm × 98mm (width × height × depth)
(tentative, excludes largest projection)
-Weight: Approx. 210g (tentative)
-Keys / switches:
PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button,
Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right),
Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square), R1/L1/R2/L2 button, Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Pad Button
-Touch pad: 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive Type
-Motion sensor: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
-Other features: Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker
-Ports: USB (Micro B), Extention Port, Stereo Headset Jack
-Wireless communication: Bluetooth® Ver2.1+EDR
-Battery:
Type - Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery
Voltage - DC3.7V (tentative)
Capacity - 1000mAh (tentative)

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

PlayStation®Camera

-Product name:PlayStation®Camera
-Color: Jet Black
-Product code: CUH-ZEY1
-Recommended retail price: US$ 59, Canada$ 59, € 49, and £ 44
-External dimension: Approx. 186mm × 27mm × 27mm (width × height × depth) (tentative)
-Weight: Approx. 183g (tentative)
-Video pixel: (Maximum) 1280 × 800 pixel × 2
-Video frame rate:
1280×800 pixel @ 60fps
640×400 pixel @ 120fps
320×192 pixel @ 240fps
-Video format: RAW, YUV (uncompressed)
-Lens: Dual Lenses, F value/F2.0 fixed focus
-Capture range: 30cm~∞
-Field-of-view: 85°
-Microphone: 4 Channel Microphone Array
-Connection type: PS4 dedicated connector (AUX connector)
-Cable length: Approx. 2m (tentative)

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, distributes, develop and markets the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation in 1994. PlayStation®2 further enhanced the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP® broadens the entertainment experiences into the portable arena. PS3® is an advanced computer system, incorporating the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PSNSM, that includes PlayStation®Store, delivers unparalleled online gaming experience to PlayStation users. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation® experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device platform. PlayStation®4, available this holiday season, is the next generation computer entertainment system that redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization and deeply integrated social capabilities. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC., and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division companies, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide.


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