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Sony Computer Entertainment To Introduce "Glacier White" PlayStation®4(PS4™), Available This Fall

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DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller To Be Available in "Glacier White" and "Urban Camouflage"; PS4 Game Portfolio Will Continue to Expand, and YouTube Support to be Added by the End of This Year

TOKYO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that it will introduce the first color variation for PlayStation®4(PS4™) in "Glacier White," which will be available worldwide starting this fall.  Peripheral lineups will also expand with the "Glacier White" DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller and Vertical Stand*1, in addition to DUALSHOCK®4 in the color "Urban Camouflage."

Sony Computer Entertainment corporate logo.

In North America, Latin America and Europe, PS4 in "Glacier White" will be available as part of a bundle pack featuring Destiny, a highly anticipated title developed by Bungie, Inc. and published by Activision.  The bundle also includes a free 30 day membership to PS Plus*1, and comes at a recommended retail price (RPP) of US$449/ €439.  Furthermore, PS4 in "Glacier White" will also be sold separately in Europe at an RRP of €399.  The Vertical Stand will be available in Europe at an RRP of €19*2, and DUALSHOCK®4 in "Glacier White" and "Urban Camouflage" will both be available at an RRP of US$59/ €59.  The pricings for each product in Japan and other Asian regions will be announced on a later date.

Gamers now have a variety of colors to choose from when selecting PS4 systems and peripherals, as users can choose from both the original "Jet Black" and the new "Glacier White" PS4 systems, as well as a range of colors for DUALSHOCK®4 including "Urban Camouflage" and "Glacier White" in addition to the existing colors*3.

The PS4 system's game portfolio will continue to expand with over 120 titles to be available worldwide by the end of this year.  These include highly anticipated titles from first- and third-party publishers such as LittleBigPlanet 3, SingStar, and DRIVECLUB (SCE World Wide Studios).  Games from independent developers continue to thrive on PS4, with upcoming titles like N++ (Metanet Software Inc), GALAK-Z: The Dimensional (17-BIT Games), Secret Ponchos (Switchblade Monkeys Entertainment), Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty (Oddworld Inhabitants, Inc / Just Add Water, Ltd.), and The Witness (Thekla, Inc.).*4 New content for THE PLAYROOM, a title pre-installed in all PS4 systems, will be offered for free starting this summer. Using the PlayStation®Camera, gamers can display themselves on their TV screens and use either their PlayStation®Vita or a mobile device installed with PlayStation®App to add music or original objects to their surroundings.  The new content adds a variety of customization options, like the ability to add special lighting and smoke effects, as well as personalized banners. Gamers that enjoy live broadcasting their sessions with THE PLAYROOM using PS4's built-in 'SHARE' functionality also gain new options, including the ability to add user generated polls on specific topics, such as their favorite videogame or character. *5

Furthermore, YouTube is coming to PS4 this year. PS4 gamers will be able to quickly upload video captures to their YouTube channel with a simple press of the DUALSHOCK®4 Share button. Users can also see their friends' shared YouTube videos in their "What's New" feed. In addition to the integrated sharing functionality, a YouTube app on PS4 will become available where PS4 users can access their favorite YouTube channels, videos and personalities.

Along with exciting upcoming titles and the enhancement of network services, SCE will further expand the PS4 platform through the introduction of PS4 in "Glacier White" and the broadening of peripherals. 

*1    In Europe, the bundle includes one month PS Plus Membership.
*2    In North America, a limited number of Vertical Stand will be included in the bundle featuring Destiny, and will not be sold separately.
*3    Includes "Jet Black", "Wave Blue" and "Magma Red".  The lineup of DUALSHOCK®4 colors differs by region.
*4 Number of titles based on information available as of  6/10/14. For more information, please visit http://blog.us.playstation.com/2014/03/26/ps4-games-in-2014-the-ultimate-list/ 
*5    This feature is available only when THE PLAYROOM is being live-streamed and there are audiences viewing the broadcast.

<PlayStation®4 >


Product name

PlayStation®4

Colors

Jet Black, Glacier White

Product code

Glacier White : CUH-1000A 02 series

Jet Black : CUH-1000A series

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)

(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)

Power

AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power consumption

Max. 250W

Operating Temperature

5 ºC – 35ºC

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.

<Wireless Controller for PlayStation®4 (DUALSHOCK®4)>

Product name

DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller

Color

Jet Black, Magma Red, Wave Blue, Glacier White, Urban Camouflage

Product code

Jet Black: CUH-ZCT1

Magma Red: CUH-ZCT1 01

Wave Blue: CUH-ZCT1 02

Glacier White: CUH- ZCT1 03

Urban Camouflage : CUH- ZCT1 04

External dimensions

Approx. 161mm × 57mm × 100mm (width × height × depth)
(excludes largest projection)

Weight

Approx. 210g

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), Extension Port, Stereo Headset Jack

Wireless communication

Bluetooth® Ver2.1+EDR

Battery

Type

Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery


Voltage

DC3.65V


Capacity

1000mAh

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

<Vertical Stand >

Product name

Vertical Stand

Product code

Jet Black : CUH-ZST1

Glacier White : CUH- ZST1 01

External dimensions

Approx. 337mm × 28mm × 72mm (width × height × depth)

Weight

Approx. 200g

Supports

CUH-1000A series

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 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. 

"PlayStation" and "DUALSHOCK" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.  "PS4" is a trademark of the same company.  "YouTube" is a trademark or registered trademark of Google Inc.  All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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