PlayStation®Home opens an exclusive virtual Kasabian Event Space

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London, 19 th September 2011.  Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announces the Kasabian Event Space, brought to PlayStation®Home users by Music Unlimited, the best in digital music entertainment. Kasabian will release their latest album, Velociraptor!, on Music Unlimited on 19 th September which comes with a digitally exclusive additional compilation of hits played live at the O2, Dublin.

As gaming and music combine in the ultimate event, get ready to experience Kasabian like never before.  To celebrate the Kasabian Event Space opening from 19th - 25th September courtesy of Music Unlimited Home, PlayStation Home users can enjoy new content from the band.

·         Exclusive Content – Hear from the band through a broadcast  of an exclusive Q&A video where the band respond directly to fans questions, collected across the PlayStation forums as well as a selection of digitally exclusive live video performances by the band from the O2, Dublin.

·         Free merchandise for your avatar – Get your hands on the latest merchandise - every avatar that enters the space will receive a free Kasabian T-shirt.  If you sign up for a free 30 day trial of Music Unlimited and come back to the space on the 26th you could also receive an exclusive reward.

·         Competition – A chance to win 2 tickets for the Kasabian live performance at the O2 on the 14 th December will also run soon on www.ps.com, watch the video and answer just two questions, it’s as easy as that!

For the definitive music package, head over to PlayStation Home Square to experience this amazing event. 

ENDS

About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 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 November 2006, 51.8 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level.  Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 152.4 million systems worldwide.  Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 71.4 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market.  With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, more than 80 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 1.76 billion items have been downloaded. More information about PlayStation products can be found at http:/www.playstation.com/www.playstation.com"> www.playstation.com.

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