Sony Interactive Entertainment Singapore
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PlayStation®4 Software “MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK” for Blu-ray Disc to be released on 17 October 2019

Blu-ray Disc Standard Edition (SRP) of PHP 2,199

The Philippines, 14th August 2019 – Sony Interactive Entertainment Singapore Private Limited (SIES) announced today that “MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK” will be released on 17th October 2019. The suggested retail price of the Blu-ray Disc Standard Edition will be PHP 2,199.



MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK (MONKEY KING) is a full-scale fantasy action movie depicting the adventure of a boy named Jiang Liuer, in his search for the Monkey King, Sun Wukong who has finally been released after 500 years. This CG animated movie was produced domestically in China, and has gained a large following from movie fans, becoming a massive hit and taking in around 956 million RMB (Around 20 billion JPY) at the box office, the most ever taken in by an animated movie at the time.


MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK THE GAME is being developed collaboratively by Sony Interactive Entertainment and the company October Media who created the captivating CG movie.


The game is set along the same themes as the movie, following the story of Jiang Liuer and the Monkey King. Throughout the game you can follow the Monkey King, Jiang Liuer and Zhu Bajie on their travels, working together and fighting enemies, all the while deepening their friendship together.


The player will take the role of the Monkey King, using his superhuman strength and abilities to take on a defeat all kinds of enemies. The game also contains many new stories which did not appear in the movie, showing an even deeper bond between the Monkey King, Jiang Liuer and Zhu Bajie. The player will be able to experience the story almost as if they have become the hero of their own adventure.


Product Outline

Product Name



PlayStation®4 system


Action Adventure

Release Date

17th October 2019


Blu-ray Disc Standard Edition: PHP 2,199


Voice: English, Chinese, Japanese

Subtitle: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese,

Korean, Japanese


* Please note that the information listed in this Media Alert is subject to change without prior notice.

* ©OASIS GAMES LIMITED / Oct Animation Studio. Based on original movie by Oct Animation Studio. Developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

* “PS4", and “PlayStation” are registered trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

* ©2019 Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC.