1. Home >
  2. Corporate Information >
  3. Business Development - Hardware
  4. Business Development/Europe

Individual region/Europe

1995/01/05

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe established.
(A division of Sony Electronic Publishing Ltd.) (London, UK)

1995/09/29

PlayStation® introduced. (SRP 299 UK Pounds/ 1,999 F Francs/ 599 D Marks)

1995/11

PlayStation® introduced in Australia. (SRP 699 AU Dollars)

1996/05

New price: PlayStation® (SRP 199 UK Pounds/ 1,490 F Francs/ 399 D Marks)

1997/03

New price: PlayStation® (SRP 129 UK Pounds/ 990 F Francs/ 299 D Marks/ 299 AU Dollars)

1997/04/01

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited established.
(A wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.) (London, UK)

1997/09/01

New price: PlayStation® in Australia. (SPR 199 AU Dollars)

1998/08-09

New price: PlayStation® (SRP 99 UK Pounds/ 790 F Francs/ 249 D Marks)

1999/08

New price: PlayStation® in the United Kingdom (SRP 79 UK Pounds)

2000/09

PS one® introduced in the United Kingdom. (SRP 79 UK Pounds)

2000/11/24

PlayStation®2 introduced. (SRP 299 UK Pounds/ 2,990 F Francs/ 869 D Marks)

2000/11/30

PlayStation®2 introduced in Australia. (SRP 749 AU Dollars)

2001/06

New price: PlayStation®2 (SRP 269 UK Pounds/ 2,790 F Francs/ 799 D Marks)

2001/09/28

New price: PlayStation®2 (SRP 199 UK Pounds/ 1,999 F Francs/ 599 D Marks)

2002/05/18

New price: PS one® (SRP 89 Euro/ 49 UK Pounds)

2002/06/15

New price: PlayStation®2 in Australia. (SRP 399.95 AU Dollars)

2002/08/27

New price: PlayStation®2 (SRP 249-259 Euro/169.99 UK Pounds)

2003/06

New price: PlayStation®2 (Excluding the United Kingdom) (SRP 199 Euro)

2003/06

PlayStation®2 Network Adaptor (Ethernet) introduced. (SRP about 39 Euro/24.99 UK Pounds)

2003/10

New price: PlayStation®2 in the United Kingdom. (SRP 139.99 UK Pounds)

2004/08

New price: PlayStation®2 (Excluding the United Kingdom) (SRP 149 Euro)

2004/11/01

New PlayStation®2 introduced. (SRP 149 Euro)

2005/09/01

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Value Pack introduced. (SRP 249 Euro)

2006/03/22

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) base model introduced. (SRP 199 Euro)

2006/08

New price: PlayStation®2 (SRP 129 Euro/ 94.99 UK Pounds)

2007/03/23

PlayStation®3 (HDD 60GB) introduced. (SRP 599 Euro)

2007/04-05

New price: PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) (SRP 169 Euro)

2007/08/01

PlayStation®3 (HDD 60GB) Starter Pack (Including 2 wireless controllers (SIXAXIS) and 2 games) introduced. (SRP 599 Euro)

2007/09/05

New PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) introduced. (SRP 169 Euro)

2007/10/10

New price: PlayStation®3 (HDD 60GB) Starter Pack (SRP 499 Euro)

2007/10/10

PlayStation®3 (HDD 40GB) introduced. (SRP 399 Euro)

2007/10/31

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Spider-Man introduced. (SRP 199 Euro)

2007/11/09

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Simpsons introduced. (SRP 199Euro)

2008/03/28

PlayStation®3 (HDD 40GB) Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Pack (SRP 399 Euro)

2008/04/29

PlayStation®3 (HDD 80GB) Grand Theft Auto IV Pack (SRP 439 Euro)

2008/08/27

PlayStation®3 HDD 80GB introduced. (SRP 399 Euro)

2008/10/15

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) [PSP-3000] bundle pack introduced. (SRP 199 Euro)

2008/10/31

PlayStation®3 HDD 160GB introduced. (including PlayStation®Network content, SRP 499 Euro)

2009/01

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) [PSP-3000] introduced. (SRP 169 Euro)

2009/04/01

New Price: PlayStation®2 (SRP 99 Euro)

2009/08/19

New Price: PlayStation®3 HDD 80GB (SRP 299 Euro)

2009/09/01

New PlayStation®3 HDD 120GB [CECH-2000A] introduced. (SRP 299 Euro)

2009/10/01

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) go introduced. (SRP 249 Euro)

2009/10

PlayStation®3 HDD 250GB introduced. (including PlayStation®3 software title, SRP 349 US Euro)

2010/09/15

PlayStation®3 HDD 320GB introduced. (including PlayStation®Move, SRP 399 US Dollars)

2010/10/01

New Price: PlayStation®3 HDD 160GB (SRP 299 Euro)

2010/10

New price: PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) go (SRP 179 Euro)

2011/04/08 New price: PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) [PSP-3000] (SRP 129 Euro)
2011/8/17 New Price: PlayStation®3 (HDD 160GB: SRP 249 Euro/ HDD 320GB: 299 Euro)
2011/11 PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) (E-1000) introduced (SPR 99 Euro)
2012/2/22 PlayStation®Vita (Wi-Fi model) introduced (SRP 249 Euro)
PlayStation®Vita (3G / Wi-Fi model) introduced (SRP 299 Euro)

Top of this page