August 20 2008
Sony Computer Entertainment America Announces Limited-Edition Uncharted: Drake's Fortune™ PLAYSTATION®3 Bundle Featuring New 160GB PS3™ System
PS3™ Bundle Includes Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune™, PLAYSTATION®Network Voucher for PAIN and DUALSHOCK®3 Wireless Controller, Offering Tremendous Value to Consumers
FOSTER CITY, Calif., August 20, 2008 - Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today announced plans to introduce a new 160GB PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system in North America as part of the limited-edition Uncharted: Drake's Fortune™ PS3™ system bundle. The increased storage size enables entertainment enthusiasts to store even more movies, television shows, and games downloaded from PLAYSTATION®Network, as well as more videos, music, and photos from their personal collection. Slated to launch in November for $499.99 (MSRP), the 160GB PS3™ system will come bundled with the hit game, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune™, a PLAYSTATION Network voucher for PAIN, and a DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller. The previously announced 80GB PS3™ system ($399.99 MSRP) has started shipping to retailers.
"As PLAYSTATION Network continues to evolve with our recently launched video delivery service and more exclusive games, PS3™ owners are demanding more storage capacity," said Jack Tretton, President and CEO, SCEA. "Consumers also are utilizing PS3™ as an entertainment hub for their digital media, placing content such as their entire music collection on the hard drive. The 160GB PS3™ system addresses this growing consumer demand in a compelling bundle that delivers significant value."
The Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PS3™ bundle includes the following components:
The additional storage space of the 160GB model will benefit consumers, as several highly anticipated PLAYSTATION Network and PS3™ games along with add-on content will be available for download soon, including PAIN Amusement Park, Ratchet & Clank®Future: Quest for Booty, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation, and The Last Guy™. The bundle is also a great option for consumers who want to utilize PLAYSTATION Networks video delivery service, which offers new blockbuster movies and popular TV shows for download on an ongoing basis.
PS3™ momentum has soared in 2008, starting with Blu-ray becoming the highdefinition standard and following the launches of key franchise titles, including Gran Turismo™ 5 Prologue, Grand Theft Auto™ IV, and Metal Gear Solid®4: Guns of the Patriots. That momentum will continue into the holidays and beyond, as PS3™'s software lineup will offer the most depth and breadth of any platform across the industry, delivering highly anticipated exclusives such as BUZZ!™: Quiz TV, LittleBigPlanet™, Resistance™ 2, MotorStorm™ Pacific Rift, and Killzone™ 2.
PLAYSTATION®3 160GB Specification
About Sony Computer Entertainment America
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, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the ground-breaking PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system and its online and network services the PLAYSTATION®Network and PLAYSTATION®Store. 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, PLAYSTATION 3 and the PSP™ 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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