Sony Computer Entertainment launches global portal to studio network

London, 21st September 2009: Sony Computer Entertainment has launched www.worldwidestudios.net, a window onto Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios , its groundbreaking creative network of developers. SCE WWS span the globe representing fourteen internal game development studios and a wide network of First Party commissioned external studios responsible for some of the best recognised and most loved PlayStation® franchises including Killzone®, MotorStorm®, SingStar®, LittleBigPlanet®, Uncharted™, Gran Turismo®, LocoRoco™ and God of War®.

The site gives visitors a feel for the scale, scope and diversity of the SCE WWS family. It offers information on the network, profiles on studios and departments and, where available, further links to individual studio websites alongside links to relevant SCE, PlayStation® and friend sites.

Michael Denny, Senior Vice President for Worldwide Studios Europe commented:“Our studio network champions the PlayStation brand– a brand defined by compelling and innovative experiences. This site now provides a unique window onto our development teams and the environments in which they deliver such outstanding entertainment.”

Potential employees will find easy access to region-by-region job vacancy listings, a full database of all studios and relevant contact details.

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For more information contact:

SCEE Press Centre

Email: scee_presscentre@scee.net

Tel:+44 (0)20 7859 5000

About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd

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, over 16.8 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 137.7 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 44.5 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, over 13 million people have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 236 million items have been downloaded.

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