With the PS4â„¢system, SonyPlayStation India, welcomes Indian Gamers to a New Era of Rich, Immersive Gameplay Experiences


New Delhi,—Sony Computer Entertainment todaydeclared the details of the much awaited launchof PlayStation®4 (PS4â„¢), a system built for gamers and inspired by developers. The PS4 systemwill be available for sales to the Indian consumers from January 6th2014 onwards at a suggested retail price of INR 39,990/- The launch will be supported with a lineup of over 20 first- and third-party games, including exclusive titles like Knackâ„¢ and Killzone: Shadow Fallâ„¢. In totality, the PS4 systemwill have a library of over 30gamesby the end of the year. *1


“It is an exciting time for all of us at PlayStation and after the successful launch across United States and European markets, we are putting in all our energy behind a successful introduction of the PlayStation 4 to the Indian consumers. It is quite overwhelming to see the unprecedented demand for PS4 across the world and amongst the Indian gamers.”said Atindriya Bose, Country Head - PlayStationIndia.


The PS4 systemenables game developers to realize their creative vision on a platform specifically tuned to their needs, making it easier to build huge, interactive worlds in smooth 1080p HD resolution.*2 Its supercharged PC architecture — including an enhanced Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and 8GB of GDDR5 unified system memory — is designed to ease game creation and deliver a dramatic increase in the richness of content available on the platform.The end result for players is an abundant software library, asmore than 180 games are currently beingdeveloped. 


The PS4 system takes social connectivity into the next generation by enabling gamers to immediately share their best gameplay moments with friends. With a press of the "SHARE" button on theDUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller, images and videos can be shared with other players in the activity feed on their PS4 system’s Dynamic Menu, or on social networking services such asFacebook®. Gameplay screens and videos can also be shared with friends online. In addition, players canbroadcast their gameplay in real-time using live internet streaming services such as Ustream and Twitch. During live broadcasts, friends can even make comments on the streamed gameplay. 


The PS4 system integrates second screens, including thePlayStation®Vita system (PS Vita), smartphones and tablets, to connect gamers to the PlayStation ecosystem wherever they are. Through Remote Play, gamers can play mostPS4 titles on their PS Vita system via Wi-Fi on their home network, freeing up the television for other uses.*3The “PlayStation®App” will further enhance the PS4 system experience by allowingiPhone, iPad, and AndroidTMbased smartphones and tablets to become second screens. Once installed, users can for example, see maps on their second screens when playing an adventure game on the PS4 system, purchase a PS4 game while away from home and download it directly to theirsystem, orfind and watch shared PS4 gameplay.PlayStation App is now available for free on the iOS App Store and Google Play.


The PlayStation®Plus (PS Plus) membership service has been further enhanced on the PS4 system, helping gamers discover a world of extraordinary game experiences through access to a regularly refreshed collection of free games. At the time of launch, PS Plus members will have access toResogunâ„¢from SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) and Contrast from Compulsion Games for free as part of Instant Game Collectionâ„¢, along with DRIVECLUBâ„¢PS Plus Edition from SCE WWS anticipated in early 2014. PS Plus gives PS4 system users access to online multiplayers worthy of the next generation, one GB of online storage for game saves, automatic save data backup, and game patch automatic downloads.


With strong third-party developer supportfrom day one, the PS4 systemlaunches with blockbuster games like Assassin’s Creed® IV: Black Flagâ„¢ from Ubisoft Entertainment, NBA® 2K14 from 2K, Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Need for Speed Rivals and NBA LIVE 14 from Electronic Arts. PS4 also launches with a diverse list of indie games including, Warframe from Digital Extremes, and Super Motherload from XGen Studios.  


PS4’s games portfolio expands in 2014 with gameslikethe highly anticipated franchise favorite inFAMOUSâ„¢: Second Son from SCE WWS, as well as brand new IP including The Order 1886 from SCE WWS, Watch_Dogsâ„¢from Ubisoft Entertainmentand #DRIVECLUBâ„¢ from SCE WWS. All of these titles showcase the power of PS4 with breathtaking graphics and breakthrough gameplay experiences.



Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has launched the PS4 system with an integrated advertising campaign that puts the gamers at the centre. The 'This is for the Players' campaign showcases the future of immersive gaming and how PS4 istruly putting power in the hands of players, everywhere. 



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