Manila, Republic of the Philippines, 27th March, 2010 – Sony Computer Entertainment Asia (SCE Asia) today announced that the company will initiate the PlayStation® business in Republic of the Philippines on 27th March, 2010, making the world's popular computer entertainment systems and services available to the PlayStation fans and consumers in the country. The Philippines will be the 9th country and region in the SCE Asia territories.
Along with the initiation of the PlayStation business in the Philippines, SCE Asia will introduce to the market, PlayStation®3 (PS3) (CECH-2012A / CECH-2012B) (body color: charcoal black) computer entertainment system featuring an extremely streamlined form factor with 120GB (CECH-2012A) or 250GB (CECH-2012B) Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) (PSP-3006) handheld entertainment system. The PS3 and PSP system will become available in stores from 27th March, 2010, at suggested retail prices of PHP18,999 for PS3 120GB model, PHP 20,999 for PS3 250GB model and PHP 9,999 for PSP-3006 respectively (including tax). With the launch of the PlayStation platforms, users in the Philippines will be able to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment content including games, music and movies on the popular entertainment systems.