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Sony Computer Entertainment Introduces Color Variations For DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller

August 20, 2013

“Magma Red” and “Wave Blue” feature stylish two-toned look

TOKYO, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced today that it will introduce new color variations for PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) in “Magma Red” and “Wave Blue”, concurrently with the launch of PS4(TM) in Europe, at a recommended retail price (RRP) of EUR 59 / £ 54 (including tax). They will also become available in North America at a RRP of US$ 59 / Canada$ 59 (including tax) and Latin America* later this year.

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DUALSHOCK®4 in “Magma Red” and “Wave Blue” are the first color variations, representing two of the most popular colors among PlayStation® users. The two-toned look with the vivid Magma Red and Wave Blue along with black further enhances the stylish look of the DUALSHOCK®4. With the introduction of the new colors, users will be able to choose from 3 colors of DUALSHOCK®4 to enjoy gameplay or other entertainment content on PS4(TM).

SCE will continuously expand the world of PS4(TM) through various measures including further introduction of peripherals.

    --  Different factors such as import duties, compliance requirements and
        others, influence in the different SRP pricing consumers will find in
        this region.

<Wireless Controller for PlayStation®4 (DUALSHOCK®4)>

    Product name                      DUALSHOCK(R)4 Wireless Controller
    ------------                      ---------------------------------

    Color                             Jet Black, Magma Red, Wave Blue
    -----                             -------------------------------

    Product code                      Jet Black: CUH-ZCT1

                                    Magma Red,

                                    CUH-ZCT1U 01(For North America and Latin America)

                                    CUH-ZCT1E 01(For Europe)

                                     Wave Blue

                                    CUH-ZCT1U 02(For North America and Latin America)

                                    CUH-ZCT1E 02(For Europe)
    ---                             -----------------------

    Release date                    Jet Black

                                    North America: November 15th, 2013

                                    Europe: November 29th, 2013

                                    Magma Red, Wave Blue

                                    North America: Later This year

                                    Europe: November 29th, 2013
    ---                             ---------------------------

    Recommended retail price        US$ 59, Canada$ 59, EUR 59, and BPS 54
    ------------------------        --------------------------------------

    External dimensions              Approx. 161mm × 57mm × 100mm (width × height ×
                                    (excludes largest projection)
    ---                             ----------------------------

    Weight                          Approx. 210g
    ------                          ------------

    Keys / switches                 PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button,
                                    Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right),
                                    Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square),
                                     R1/L1/R2/L2 button, Left stick /L3 button, Right
                                     stick /R3 button, Pad Button
    ---                             -------------------------------------------------

    Touch pad                        2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive
    ------------------------        -----------------------------------------------

    Motion sensor                    Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis
                                     gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
    ------------------------        -------------------------------------------

    Other features                  Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker
    --------------                  -------------------------------------------

    Ports                           USB (Micro B), Extension Port, Stereo Headset Jack
    -----                           --------------------------------------------------

    Wireless communication          Bluetooth(R) Ver2.1+EDR
    ----------------------          -----------------------

    Battery                Type     Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery
    -------                ----     -----------------------------------------

                           Voltage  DC3.65V
                           -------  -------

                           Capacity 1000mAh
                           -------- -------

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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) manufactures, distributes, develops and markets the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation in 1994. PlayStation®2 further enhanced the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP® broadens the entertainment experiences into the portable arena. PS3® is an advanced computer system, incorporating the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PSN(SM), that includes PlayStation®Store, delivers unparalleled online gaming experience to PlayStation users. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation® experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device platform. PlayStation®4, available this holiday season, is the next generation computer entertainment system that redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization and deeply integrated social capabilities. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC., and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division companies, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide.

PlayStation and DUALSHOCK are registered trademarks and PS4 is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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