SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES “PLAYSTATION™NOW”, A NEW STREAMING GAME SERVICE THAT LEVERAGES CLOUD-BASED TECHNOLOGY; TO BE AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES THIS SUMMER

January 08 2014

Prior to the official launch, SCE will begin a beta program on PS3 systems in certain regions of the United States from the end of January. Additional information about PS Now will be available at http://us.playstation.com/playstationnow/.

SCE will continue to create and expand a new world of entertainment only available on PlayStation through the introduction of innovative technologies and services that deliver amazing experiences.

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1. Details of supported titles will be announced when ready.

2. Among the 9 U.S. models launching in 2014, 1 model (KDL-R400B) will not support this service.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Recognized as a 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, the PlayStation ®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system and the PlayStation ®4 computer entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since it 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 a computer entertainment system that incorporates the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity. PlayStation ®4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization and deeply integrated social capabilities. PSN SM, that includes PlayStation ®Store, delivers unparalleled online gaming experience to PlayStation users. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation experience to open operating systems through PlayStation ®Mobile, a cross device platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division company, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia, develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in their respective markets worldwide.

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