Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced today that it would launch PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3) in early November 2006 in Japan, North America and Europe simultaneously. With a monthly production capacity of one million units, SCEI will push forward a powerful product launch to spread the platform rapidly throughout the world, together with a strong and attractive lineup of PS3 game titles.
PS3 incorporates the final specifications of BD (Blu-ray Disc), and with the overwhelming computing power of PS3, it enables to playback BD software at a high bit rate.
With a maximum storage capacity of 50 GB (dual layer) and robust security, BD is a highly
anticipated storage medium that delivers digital entertainment content such as games and
movies at an unparalleled level of image quality.
PS3 is compatible with a vast lineup of television sets currently out in the market,
from standard-definition TV to full high-definition TV.
Users can also connect PS3 to high-speed broadband network through Gigabit Ethernet and comfortably enjoy a wide-range of rich and exciting content and services over the SCEI, together with the support and cooperation of game content creators around the world, will strongly promote the creation of a new world of computer entertainment