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Sony Computer Entertainment To Launch New PlayStation®4 Worldwide Starting From Japan At End Of June


Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that a new PlayStation®4(PS4™) computer entertainment system (body color: Jet Black / Glacier White) will become available towards the end of June, 2015 in Japan, followed by North America / Europe / Asian countries and regions.

The weight of the new PS4 system has been reduced by 10% and the power consumption by 8%, compared to the current PS4 model. In addition, the surface of the new PS4 system’s HDD bay cover will come in a matte finish, giving the system a more casual look. With the new system, users can continue to enjoy unique and interactive entertainment experiences only available on PlayStation®, including the wide array of game titles and strong network offerings.

The PS4 system’s games portfolio will continue to expand with highly anticipated titles from third-party publishers as well as SCE Worldwide Studios such as SENGOKU BASARA4 SUMERAGI (CAPCOM CO., LTD.), METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN (Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.), GOD OF WAR III Remastered, Until Dawn, and The Tomorrow Children.*1

SCE will continue to expand the world of PS4 to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation.


PlayStation®4 (CUH-1200 series)
Product name : PlayStation®4
Colors : Jet Black / Glacier White
Product code : CUH-1200 series
Recommended retail price : JP39,980yen+Tax, US$ 399, EU€ 399
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*2
External dimensions : Approx. 275×53×305 mm (width × height × length)
(tentative, excludes largest projection)
Mass : Approx. 2.5 kg
BD/ DVD drive (read only)  : BD × 6 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)
Power : AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption : Max. 230W
Operating Temperature : 5ºC – 35ºC
AV output : HDMI™ out port

  • *1Title line-up as well as the number of titles differs by regions.
  • *2The 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.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Recognized as a global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, distributes, develops and markets the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, and the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since it launched PlayStation® in 1994. PlayStation®2 further enhanced the PlayStation® legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) broadened the entertainment experiences into the portable arena. PS3 is a computer entertainment system that incorporates the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity. PlayStation®4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization and deeply integrated social capabilities. PlayStation™Network, that includes PlayStation®Store, delivers unparalleled online gaming experience to PlayStation users. PlayStation™Now, a streaming game service that leverages cloud-based technology, enables users to instantly enjoy a wide range of PS3 games on numerous Internet-connected devices they use every day. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division company, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia, develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in their respective markets worldwide.

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