Sony's Playstation4 Sales Surpass 1 Million Units in North Ameri
Sony's Playstation4 Sales Surpass 1 Million Units in North America in 24 Hours
Gamers Immerse Themselves In a New Era of Gaming and Entertainment Only Available on the PS4 system
Tokyo, Nov 18, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the highly anticipated launch of the PlayStation4 (PS4) computer entertainment system resulted in 1 million units sold through during the first 24 hours after it became available on November 15, 2013 in the United States and Canada.
"PS4 was designed with an unwavering commitment to gamers, and we are thrilled that consumer reaction has been so phenomenal," said Andrew House, President and Group CEO, Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. "Sales remain very strong in North America, and we expect continued enthusiasm as we launch the PlayStation 4 in Europe and Latin America on November 29. We are extremely grateful for the passion of PlayStation fans and thank them for their continued support."
About PlayStation 4
Built for gamers and inspired by developers, the PlayStation4 system provides powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization and deeply integrated social capabilities. The PS4 system comes with a DUALSHOCK4 wireless controller that allows gamers to easily share videos of their favorite gameplay moments on Facebook, and images of their gameplay on Facebook or Twitter, with a single press of the controller's SHARE button. Gamers can also broadcast their gameplay in real-time through Ustream or Twitch, and friends can comment on the streamed gameplay.
The PS4's launch lineup includes highly anticipated games such as Killzone Shadow Fall, Knack, Assassin's CreedIV Black Flag, NBA 2K14 and Call of Duty: Ghosts. The PS4 system also offers access to entertainment options through a curated portfolio of digital entertainment apps, including Sony's own Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited, as well as Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, NBA Game Time and Hulu Plus, all available on PlayStation Store.(1)
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, develops and markets the PSP (PlayStation Portable) handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation3 (PS3) computer entertainment system and the PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation in 1994. PlayStation2 further enhanced the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP broadens the entertainment experiences into the portable arena. PS3 is a computer entertainment 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. PlayStation4 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.
Note: (1) Entertainment apps to be released will vary by regions. User responsible for applicable service fees All games featured are trademarked and copyrighted properties of their respective publishers and/or licensors. PlayStation is a registered trademark, PS4 is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Knack and Killzone Shadow Fall are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. The Sony Computer Entertainment logo is a registered trademark and "SONY" and "make.believe" are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and on-line businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $79 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. Sony Global Web Site: http://www.sony.net/
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