2018/08/09
Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong Limited

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

 

Hong Kong, 9th Aug., 2018 - Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong (SIEH) today announced that it will introduce a specially designed PlayStation 4 Pro (PS4™Pro) “PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition” (HDD 2TB) from 24th August, 2018, and will be available at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of HK$3,980. 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).

Since the launch of the original PlayStation (SCPH-1000) in Japan on 3rd December, 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 22nd July, 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 starting from 24th August, 2018 in a limited quantity. It will be available at all PlayStation®Platinum Shops, SONY Store and online stores which include SONY Store, Online and Yahoo Store PlayStation®HK Official Online Store.

A total of 388 sets of “PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition” and 150 standalone “Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK 4) 500 Million Limited Edition” will be available for pre-order at Sony Store, Online at 10am (HKT) on 20th August, 2018. To celebrate the milestone of 500 million units with PlayStation gamers, more campaigns will be launched soon in which gamers will have a chance to win a “PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition”. More details will be announced later on PlayStation HK official website: http://asia.playstation.com

 

Sony Store, Online: http://www.sony.com.hk/playstation

 

SIEH 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 Name

PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

Product Code

CUH-7100B Series

Launch date

24th August, 2018

MSRP

HK$3,980

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 Name

Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK 4) 500 Million Limited Edition

Product Code

CUH-ZCT2 Series

Launch Date

24th August, 2018

MSRP

HK$498

*Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

*1 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.

 

 

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.

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.

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.