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Sony PlayStation Move to launch in Singapore on 15 September

Singapore, August 11, 2010 – Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH) today announced that it will release PlayStation Move motion controller for the PlayStation3 (PS3) system on 15 September 2010 in Singapore at a suggested retail price(SRP) of S$69. PlayStation Move navigation controller, one-handed controller to be used along with the motion controller for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and objects, will also become available on the same day in Singapore at a SRP of S$49.

For Singapore market, SCEH will release a “PlayStation Move BASIC Pack” comprising a motion controller, PlayStation Eye camera, PlayStation Move starter disc and one PlayStation Move software title such as Sports Champions at a SRP of S$139. Also, “PlayStation Move STARTER Pack” comprising a motion controller, PlayStation Eye camera, and PlayStation Move starter disc at a SRP of S$99. SCEH will deploy various measures to enhance the PlayStation Move bundle pack line-up that will meet the needs of the users and further accelerate the expansion of the PS3 platform along with the PlayStation Move controllers.

On the software front, SCE Worldwide Studios will release more than 20 titles that are either dedicated to or supported with the PlayStation Move platform in fiscal year 2010 ending March 2011. Exciting and innovative software titles available in the launch window will include: Resident Evil5 Gold Edition by CAPCOM Co., Ltd., Time Crisis: Razing Storm by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., Brunswick Pro Bowling by CRAVE GAMES, Sports Champions, Kung Fu Rider, Start the Party! by SCE and many more. SCE, with support from third party developers and publishers, will continue to further enhance the software title line-up to offer high-definition motion-based gaming experience only available on the PS3 platform.

Furthermore, SCEH will also introduce two PlayStation Move controller peripherals, “PlayStation Move charging station” and “PlayStation Move shooting attachment” today, that will help further enhancing the PlayStation Move experience.

PlayStation Move charging station
By utilizing the “charging station”, users will be able to charge up to two PlayStation Move controllers, motion controller or the navigation controller, at once without having to connect them to the PS3 system. The “charging station” will become available concurrently with the motion controller launch at a SRP of S$39.

PlayStation Move shooting attachment
The “shooting attachment”, designed to place the PlayStation Move motion controller horizontally, will allow players to hold the motion controller as if they are holding a gun and to easily aim at an in-game target. The trigger on the attachment is interlocked with the motion controller T button and will enable users to intuitively play the game, not only limited to shooting games but also on games that may require precise button input and control. It will deliver immersive gameplay and will work perfectly with software titles like The Shoot! by SCE and Time Crisis: Razing Storm by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. which are expected to support the attachment.

Through the introduction of PlayStation Move controllers, attractive software line-ups and peripherals, SCEH will continue to further expand the PS3 platform and create a new world of computer entertainment that is only possible on PlayStation.

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