August 24 2005
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA ANNOUNCES SEVEN TOP SELLING, CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TITLES TO ACHEIVE
Aug. 25, 2005
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA ANNOUNCES SEVEN TOP SELLING, CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TITLES TO ACHEIVE PLAYSTATION®2 "GREATEST HITS" STATUS.
ATV Offroad Fury®3, Hot Shots Golf®: FORE!, Jak 3™, Killzone™, Rachet & Clank®: Up Your Arsenal, Sly 2: Band of Thieves™, and Syphon Filter®: The Omega Strain Join Lineup of Elite Software Titles
FOSTER CITY, Calif., August 25, 2005 – Demonstrating the massive appeal of the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and its software library, Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced seven additions to its PlayStation®2 “Greatest Hits” software portfolio: ATV Offroad Fury®3, Hot Shots Golf®: FORE!, Jak 3™, Killzone™, Rachet & Clank®: Up Your Arsenal, Sly 2: Band of Thieves™, and Syphon Filter®: The Omega Strain. These seven titles have accounted for sales in excess of 4.5 million units and join an expansive library of 123 “Greatest Hits” titles that have proven to be favorites among PlayStation®2 users. PlayStation®2 “Greatest Hits” games are available in stores for as low as $19.99, providing an incentive for casual gamers.
“With over a hundred game titles in our ‘Greatest Hits’ library we are able to offer a broad range of content for consumers of all ages at an incredible value,” said Jack Tretton, executive vice president, Sony Computer Entertainment America. “The Greatest Hits series offers a line up of game titles proven to be all-time favorites, and these franchises have become a great way to provide the millions of consumers around the world with an unparalleled and enjoyable gaming experience.”
About Recently Added “Greatest Hits” Titles:
• ATV Offroad Fury®3 is the third installment in the multimillion selling racing franchise that provides intense, free-roaming offroad racing gameplay, packed with additional courses, larger environments, extra modes, mini-games, more ATVs, and online gameplay via the Network Adaptor (Ethernet/Modem) (for PlayStation®2). Rating: “E” for Everyone
About Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. continues to redefine the entertainment lifestyle with its PlayStation® and PS one™ game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) entertainment system. The PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system is set to revolutionize the home entertainment market, offering the most compelling interactive content and the capability to be used as a network terminal in the coming broadband era. PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) is a new portable entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio.
Recognized as the undisputed industry leader, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. markets the PlayStation family of products and develops, publishes, markets and distributes software for the PS one™ game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) system for the North American market. Based in Foster City, Calif. Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. serves as headquarters for all North American operations and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
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