JAPANESE

8/9/2018
Sony Interactive Entertainment

SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INTRODUCES
“PLAYSTATION®4 PRO 500 MILLION LIMITED EDITION” PlayStation® Hardware Cumulative Worldwide Sell-through Surpass 525.3 Million Units
A Special Limited Edition, Available 50,000 units globally,
to Appreciate the PlayStation Supporting Fans

August 9, 2018 - Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced that it will introduce a specially designed PlayStation®4 Pro (PS4™Pro) “PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition” (HDD 2TB) from August 24, 2018, and will be available at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of 49,980 yen in Japan, $ 499 USD in North America and €499 in Europe*1. With PlayStation® (PS) hardware sell through surpassing 525.3 million units worldwide, the Limited Edition PS4™Pro is a thank you to all the fans who have supported and enjoyed entertainment on the platform. Only 50,000 limited edition PS4 Pro consoles will be available and for the first time comes in a dark blue translucent design on PlayStation®4 (PS4™).

PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

Since the launch of the original PlayStation (SCPH-1000) in Japan on December 3, 1994, PS platforms have evolved, embracing new technologies and thriving in a fast paced and competitive market. Succeeded by PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, and PS4, the platforms have consistently provided a variety of innovative entertainment to the world. Moreover, PS4 surpassed 81.2 Million units as of July 22, 2018, and continues to further expand.

“I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the continued support from our fans and business partners, who have all contributed to PlayStation’s rich history. Without our passionate community, we would not have been able to surpass this remarkable milestone of 500 million units.” said John Kodera, SIE President and CEO. “PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition has been created to represent our appreciation to our loyal fans. We will continue to make PlayStation the best place to play for all, as does our continued commitment to expanding our library of great games and variety of network services.”

Furthermore, the bundled “Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) 500 Million Limited Edition” will be sold separately along with the “Gold Wireless Headset 500 Million Limited Edition” starting from August 24, 2018*3 in a limited quantity respectively.

SIE will continue to further expand the PlayStation platform to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation.

 

<PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition> *Limited quantity

Product NamePlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition
Product CodeCUH-7100B Series
Launch dateAugust 24, 2018
MSRP*1$499 USD / €499 / 49,980 yen
Included
(All × 1)
PlayStation®4 Pro system (HDD 2TB) *Special design
Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) *Special design
PlayStation®Camera *Special design
Vertical Stand *Special design
Mono headset *Special design
AC power cord
HDMI cable
USB cable
Printed materials

*Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

<Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) 500 Million Limited Edition> *Limited quantity

Product NameWireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4) 500 Million Limited Edition
Product CodeCUH-ZCT2 Series
Launch DateNorth America: Early September, 2018 / Europe: August 24, 2018 / Japan: September 6, 2018
MSRP*1$64 USD / €64 / 6,480 yen

*Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

<Gold Wireless Headset 500 Million Limited Edition> *Limited quantity

Product NameGold Wireless Headset 500 Million Limited Edition
Product CodeNorth America and Europe: CUHYA-0080 / Japan: CUHJ-15007J1
Launch DateNorth America: Early September, 2018 / Europe: October 11, 2018 / Japan: September 6, 2018
MSRP*1$99 USD / €89 / 12,000 yen

*Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

  • *1 Prices in Japan and North America exclude tax. Prices in Europe include tax.
  • *2 As of July 22, 2018. Cumulative worldwide sell-through of overall PlayStation hardware includes PlayStation®, PS One, PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), PSP®go, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®Vita TV, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®4 Pro. Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE.
  • *3 Release date varies depending on countries and regions.

About Sony Interactive Entertainment

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation™Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions in California, London and Tokyo.

 “PlayStation”, “DUALSHOCK” and “△○×□”  are registered trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. “PS4” is a trademark of the same company.  “SONY” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.


 

Special Features of the PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition


This limited edition comes in a translucent design in dark blue color, and when the power is switched on and the blue light is brightly lit inside the system, users can enjoy the beautifully sophisticated architecture of the PS4 Pro, only possible with this special translucent design.

 

PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

  • Elaborately designed details

The PS family mark on the top surface and the PS4 logo on the system’s front side of PS4 Pro are in mat textured copper color that matches the dark blue translucent design, giving out a premium outlook. Every PS4 Pro features a plate on the lower right-hand corner of the system’s front-side, each inscribed with an individual number from 1 through 50,000. This unique number will remind the lucky owners that their PS4 Pro is the only one of this edition in the world.

PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

  • Unified designed accessories

The bundled accessories including, wireless controller (DUALSHOCK®4), PlayStation®Camera, vertical stand, and the mono headset are also translucent in the same dark blue. All of others, DUALSHOCK®4’s sleek design comes in a same colored half translucent in the front and similarly colored half mat in the back, with the “△○×□” and PS family mark in a special color. Similar to the PS4 Pro system, the light bar of the wireless controller softly lit the inner-structure of the grip.

PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

PlayStation®4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

In the same dark blue color, the “Gold Headset 500 Million Limited Edition” has a matching copper PS family mark on both sides of the headset with translucent designed speaker housings.

Gold Headset 500 Million Limited Edition

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