The quest continues: White Knight Chronicles™ makes a valiant return to PlayStation®3 and debuts on PSP™

For Immediate Release

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has confirmed final preparations are underway for a return to the magical world of Balandor as White Knight Chronicles™ II charges onto PlayStation ®3 (PS3™) in May 2011.  And for those who want to find out more about how the legend began, a simultaneous launch has been unveiled for the very first  PSP™ (PlayStation ®Portable) title in the series, White Knight Chronicles™: Origins.

White Knight Chronicles II on PS3

Developed by acclaimed Japanese studio LEVEL-5 Inc., White Knight Chronicles II takes us back to the magic-infused kingdom of fantasy, swordplay and myth.  Follow intrepid adventurer Leonard on a brand new voyage set one year on from his original adventure, and master a dynamic new combat system. Choose the way you play with a fully-customisable White Knight, and plan your own strategies and attacks as you progress through over 30 hours of single player gameplay.  And with unlimited online play, the adventure never stops.  Create a team of up to six people and take on co-op quests or free-roam together across the land meeting friends and creating guilds. Furthermore a fully remastered version of the original White Knight Chronicles will be included on the disk. Players can choose to start the story from the very beginning, or jump straight into White Knight Chronicles II.

White Knight Chronicles: Origins on PSP

The quest goes portable when White Knight Chronicles: Origins debuts on PSP.  Developed by celebrated handheld RPG gaming experts Matrix Corp., delve into a whole new world of mystery set 10,000 years before the events of the original White Knight Chronicles. In the middle of a world at war, this time you’ll be fighting the towering Knights of the Yshrenia instead of playing as them. Battle the knights on your own or play with up to three friends online, trading quests and characters.

The most versatile RPG ever to hit a console, immerse yourself in a world of fantasy both online and offline with White Knight Chronicles for PS3 and PSP.  Are you ready to live the legend?  Find out more at www.eu.playstation.com

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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, 47.9 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 150 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 67.8 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 69 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 1.43 billion items have been downloaded.

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