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PS4 Japan launch: Sony will live-stream event online, details inside

Monday, 17th February 2014 08:35 GMT By Dave Cook

PlayStation 4 will hit Japan on February 22 and Sony is going to live-stream its launch event festivities at the Sony Building in Ginza. The company has just announced a list of guest speakers including Shuhei Yoshida, Hideo Kojima and Final Fantasy 14′s Naoki Yoshida.

Gematsu reports that Sony’s livestream will kick off at 10:30pm local Japan time on February 21.

Guest speakers include Sony CEO Andrew House, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida, Sony Japan Asia president Hiroshi Kawano, Metal Gear Solid 5 director Hideo Kojima, Final Fantasy 15 producer Shinji Hashimoto, Final Fantasy 14 director Naoki Yoshida and Yakuza series general director Toshiro Nagoshi.

Sony posted the event’s official website here, and you can watch the stream over on Ustream and NicoNico.

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3 Comments

  1. Tormenter

    Really?

    JAPAN doesn’t have the PS4 yet?

    WTF?? I have thought they’d be first.

    #1 5 months ago
  2. OlderGamer

    Remarkable really, PS4 is out selling X1 at a 2 – 1 pace, and Japan one of the worlds largest game markets(and the systems home territory) doesn’t even have PS4 yet. Sony needs to focus on getting more systems out to the stores.

    #2 5 months ago
  3. Joe Musashi

    I distinctly recall hearing, for the last 6 or so years, how less significant Japan is. Demographic, developers, output, relevance, yadda yadda yadda.

    I guess, overnight, it’s become super-important all over again.

    JM

    #3 5 months ago

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