Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Tokyo, September 24, 2009 – Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. responsible for business operation in Japan, today announced that a “PlayStation®3 FINAL FANTASY XIII LIGHTNING EDITION” bundle pack will be available on December 17, 2009. The bundle pack will include the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system and the FINAL FANTASY XIII software title for PS3 and will be a limited time offer at a recommended retail price of 41,600 yen (including tax).
FINAL FANTASY XIII from SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. is the newest edition of the FINAL FANTASY franchise which has sold over 85 million units*1 worldwide. Taking advantage of the powerful processor in the PS3 system, the game features stunning visual graphics, a newly evolved battle system, and delivers a whole new gaming experience to PS3 users.
The PS3 system, bundled with the FINAL FANTASY XIII software title, comes in a special new Ceramic White color with the game’s heroine, “Lightning,” printed on the surface of the system. This limited model will offer all of the features and functionalities of the latest PS3, with the additional 250GB storage hard disk drive*2, to accommodate more games, movies, anime, personal photos and music, as well as entertainment content and services downloadable from PlayStation®Store.
With the “PlayStation®3 FINAL FANTASY XIII LIGHTNING EDITION” bundle pack, SCEJ continues to expand the PS3 platform and creates new boundaries for computer entertainment for this holiday season.
*1 Number as of end March 2009.
*2 The current PS3 model comes with 120GB hard disk drive.
|Product name||PlayStation®3 FINAL FANTASY XIII LIGHTNING EDITION|
December 17, 2009
|Recommended retail price||41,600 yen (including tax)|
|Creative supervisor||SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.|
|Title name||FINAL FANTASY XIII|
|Release date||December 17, 2009|
|Recommended retail price||
9,240 yen (including tax)
|CERO rating||B (12 years or older)|
|Publisher||©2009 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. C
HARACTER DESIGN: TETSUYA NOMURA
|Official Home Page||http://www.square-enix.co.jp/fabula/ff13/|
Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, 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 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, SCEI is an independent business unit of the Sony Group.
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