May 08 2006
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LAUNCHES “GREATEST HITS” PROGRAM FOR THE PSP™ (PLAYSTATION®PORTABLE) SYSTEM
May 8, 2006
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LAUNCHES GREATEST HITS PROGRAM FOR THE PSP™ (PLAYSTATION PORTABLE) SYSTEM
Five First-Party Titles Represent the First-Ever Selection of PSP™ Greatest Hits Additional Third-Party Titles to Follow
FOSTER CITY, Calif. May 8, 2006 – Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced the launch of the first “Greatest Hits” for the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system. The initial selection includes five first-party titles – Ape Escape®: On the Loose, ATV Offroad Fury®: Blazin' Trails, Hot Shots Golf®: Open Tee, Twisted Metal™: Head On, and Wipeout®Pure – that will be available for $19.99 SRP on July 25. Nearly 15 third-party games will be added to the “Greatest Hits” roster in the future.
The launch of the inaugural PSP™ “Greatest Hits” comes at a time when the PSP™ system continues to lead the market as the ultimate in portable gaming and entertainment.
“The PSP™ is our fastest growing format ever, and with the introduction of this ‘Greatest Hits’ selection, consumers can check out some of the best-selling titles that have made the system such a success,” said Peter Dille, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America. “As the library of PSP™ games continues to grow, the ‘Greatest Hits’ offer a variety of titles ideal for gaming on the go – all at a great value.”
About the “Greatest Hits” Titles:
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) 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™ 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™ entertainment 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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