New Slimmer & Lighter PlayStation3, PSP-3006, PSP-N1006 First Hit to Indonesian Market

Sony Computer Entertainment Asia (SCE Asia) Yesterday announced that the company will initiate the PlayStation business in Republic of Indonesia on October 1, 2009, making the world’s popular computer entertainment systems and services available to the PlayStation fans and consumers in the country. Indonesia will be the 7th country in the SCE Asia territories.

Along with the initiation of the PlayStation business in Indonesia, SCE Asia will introduce to the market, the new PlayStation3 (PS3) (CECH-2006A) computer entertainment system featuring an extremely streamlined form factor with a 120GB Hard Disk Drive, PSP (PlayStation Portable) (PSP-3006) handheld entertainment system in 7 colors, a wide selection to choose from to match the user’s lifestyle and preference, as well as a new evolution of the PSP system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) go (PSP-N1006). The new PS3, PSP and PSPgo became available in stores from 1st of October, 2009, at very attractive suggested retail prices of 4,499,000rb, 2,599,000rb and 3,599,000rb respectively (including tax). With the launch of the PlayStation platforms, users in Indonesia will be able to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment content including games, music, photos and movies as well as services through PlayStation®Network on the favorite entertainment systems.

The new PS3’s storage size is 120GB which allows users to store various content and services available through PlayStation Network. PlayStation Network offers more than 2,500 pieces of digital content, ranging from game titles, trailers, and demos via PlayStation Store. PlayStation Network members can also enjoy video-chat by connecting with USB camera, as well as Life with PlayStation, which offers users various news and information on a TV monitor in the living room by connecting PS3 to the network.

PSP (PSP-3006) has been gaining enthusiastic support from users worldwide. Offering more Sony Computer Entertainment Asia Starts Its PlayStation Business In Republic of Indonesia the highest-level contrast ratio, response time, and wider color gamut possible on a portable LCD screen, the new PSP is capable of displaying movies and photos in more natural and vibrant colors on its high resolution 4.3 inch wide screen. The new LCD screen adopts an anti-reflection technology, which enables users to see the screen more clearly in well-lit places, even when used outdoors. PSP-3006 will be available in 7 colours, namely Piano Black, Pearl White, Mystic Silver, “CARNIVAL COLOURS” Series Radiant Red, Vibrant Blue, Spirited Green and Bright Yellow.

PSP go replaces the UMD drive with 16GB of flash memory to store a variety of digital entertainment content, offering users unlimited possibilities of portable digital entertainment delivered through PlayStation Network. PSPgo, smaller and lighter than ever with a sophisticated design featuring an easy sliding display panel, is truly pocket-sized and can be taken everywhere. PSPgo will be available in Piano Black and Pearl White, two of the most popular colors since the launch of the PSP system. More and more new and attractive titles will become available for download from PlayStation Store as well as on UMD for PSP-3006. This broad content offering across all genres includes free-demos, PS one classics for PSP, add-on items for game titles, trailers and new games. Besides, a new section “minis” will be available on PlayStation Store, offering a variety of small yet mighty downloadable games to users.

In addition to accessing PlayStation Store directly from PSP using the built-in wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) feature or through PS3, users will also be able to access and download a variety of entertainment content via their PCs using Media Go, a new software application. This easy to use software application will be available on a CD-ROM bundled with PSPgo. In conjunction with the launch of the PSP systems in Indonesia, a new music application specific to PSP that uses the “SensMe channels” music recommendation feature, developed by Sony, also becomes available for download on the PSP systems.

In order to enable users to enjoy games and videos anytime, anywhere, there is a strong peripheral line-up for PSPgo. One of the products within PSPgo’s peripheral line-up is an Accessory Pack (PSPAS-10000G/GW), which includes a pouch, a hand strap and a display protect film. Also included in the peripheral line-up are AC Adaptor (PSP-N100G), Component AV Cable (PSP-N180), In-Ear Headset (98581AS), Traveler Case (98585AS), Soft Carrying Case (98586AS) and a new Cradle (PSP-N340G) which enables users to charge the PSPgo battery and also enjoy watching video and listening to music. All these peripheral items will be available in stores in October 2009.


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