Playstation®2 (SCPH-90000 Series) Comes in a New Design
Tokyo, November 6, 2007 -Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) responsible for business operations in Japan, today announced a newly designed PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system (SCPH-90000), which will become available in Japan on November 22nd, 2007 at a recommended retail price of 16,000 yen (including tax). The newly designed PlayStation 2 will come in three color variations of “Charcoal Black”, “Ceramic White” and “Satin Silver”. Vertical Stand for PlayStation 2 will also become available on November 22nd, 2007 in the same three colors at a recommended retail price of 1,500 yen (including tax).

While inheriting the functions of the current PlayStation 2, the internal design architecture of the new system has been completely overhauled, resulting lighter in weight. The newly designed PlayStation 2 will have a built-in AC adapter, further improving users’ convenience to enjoy various entertainment contents anywhere at home.

In the 8th year from its launch in 2000, PlayStation 2 continues to be strongly supported by a wide demographic of users around the world. Reaching the remarkable milestone of 120 millionth sales in shorter period than the original PlayStation® did, the world of PlayStation 2 further expands as more new and attractive software titles are to be released this coming holiday season and beyond.

With the newly designed PlayStation 2, together with the lineup of forthcoming new game titles, SCEJ will continue to expand the market and create a new world of computer entertainment.

The new model of PS2 will be the same price as the existing model and will be available in the SCEE territories in early 2008. Specific launch dates to be announced at a future date.

Product Overview

PlayStation 2 (SCPH-90000) (for Japan Model)

Product Name - PlayStation®2

Launch Date - November 22, 2007

Recommended Retail Price - 16,000 JP Yen (including tax)

Color Name/Product Code - Charcoal Black/SCPH-90000 CB, Ceramic White/SCPH-90000 CW, Stain Silver/SCPH-90000 SS

Dimensions - Approximately 230 mm (W) x 28 mm (H) x 152 mm (D)

Weight - Approximately 720g

Included - PlayStation®2 (SCPH-90000) × 1

- Analog Controller (DUALSHOCK®2) x 1

- AV cable (integrated audio/video) x 1

- AC power cord x 1

Vertical Stand (for Japan Model)Product Name - Vertical Stand (only for PlayStation®2 SCPH-90000 Series)

Product Name - Vertical Stand (only for PlayStation®2 SCPH-90000 Series)

Launch Date - November 22, 2007

Recommended Retail Price - 16,000 JP Yen (including tax)

Color Name/Product Code - Charcoal Black/SCPH-90000 CB, Ceramic White/SCPH-90000 CW, Stain Silver/SCPH-90000 SS

Dimensions - Approximately 230 mm (W) x 28 mm (H) x 152 mm (D)

Weight - Approximately 720g

Included - PlayStation®2 (SCPH-90000) × 1

- Analog Controller (DUALSHOCK®2) x 1

- AV cable (integrated audio/video) x 1

- AC power cord x 1

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufacturers, distributes and markets the PlayStation® game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system and the PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3®) system. PlayStation has revolutionized home entertainment by introducing advanced 3D graphic processing, and
PlayStation 2 further enhances the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP is a new handheld entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. PS3 is an advanced computer system, incorporating the state-of-the-art Cell processor with super computer like power. SCEI, along with its subsidiary divisions Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and Sony Computer Entertainment Korea Inc. develops, publishes, markets and distributes software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. is an independent business unit of the Sony Group.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd as of 3rd July 2007
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PLAYSTATION®3, PlayStation®2 and PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) software and hardware in 102 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PLAYSTATION 3 in Europe on 23 March 2007 and the end of March 2007 over 1.6 million units have been shipped across the SCEE territories, over 5.5 million globally. Between its European debut on 24th November 2000 and the end of March 2007, over 44 million PlayStation 2 consoles have been shipped across the SCEE territories, over 117 million worldwide, making it one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history. Between its European debut on 1st September 2005 and the end of March 2007, over 8.8 million PSP systems have been shipped across the SCEE territories, with over 25 million shipped worldwide since its Japanese launch in December 2004.

More information about PlayStation products can be found at http://www.playstation.com or visit the Virtual Press Office at http://www.scee.presscentre.com.

PlayStation, PSP and the PlayStation logo are registered trademarks of
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PS3 and Cell Broadband Engine trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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