Sony has announced that the PS4 and PS Vita will launch in China on January 11, 2015 and will be priced at 2,899 RMB for the PS4 while the Vita will be 1,299 RMB. Along with SCE Worldwide Studios, the company announced that 70 third-party software developers and publishers will be delivering a steady stream of games to China including Chinese game developers’ creations King of Wushu, Mr. Pumpkin Adventure and One Tap Hero.
The company also announced that it will be cooperating with Modian.com and business partner Shanghai Oriental Pearl SOULE Culture Development Ltd., to actively provide support to Chinese game developers to bring their content to the PS4 and PS Vita consoles.
“PS4 is expanding at the fastest rate in PlayStation hardware history, and the global gaming community is enjoying the ultimate entertainment experience only available on PlayStation,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We are delighted that we are able to fully launch our business in China, which is a market with great potential. We look forward to delivering exciting software, convenient services and entertainment experiences only possible on PlayStation to the many gamers in China.”