SAN MATEO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) announced today the launch of PlayStation®Store in Colombia and Peru on PlayStation®4 (PS4™), PlayStation®3 (PS3™) and PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) systems and the web through the Sony Entertainment Network Store.
Colombia and Peru are the fifth and sixth countries in Latin America to enjoy digital content from Sony Entertainment Network offering a great variety of digital content to purchase and download, such as games, game demos, and PSone™ Classics, among others.
Users in the countries will also be able to subscribe to PlayStation®Plus (PS Plus) and enjoy the benefits that come with the subscription, including discounts from PS Store, access to free and new games via the Instant Game Collection™ for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, online multiplayer games on PS4, and more. Users can select from 12-month, 3-month or monthly PS Plus membership options.
"We're very excited to continue our expansion of PlayStation Store in Latin America," said Mark Stanley, General Manager for Latin America, Sony Computer Entertainment America. "When our Colombian and Peruvian fans sign in to PlayStation Store, they will find the best and most popular titles such as The Last Of Us™, Assassin's Creed® IV Black Flag™, and BioShock® Infinite as well as classics like Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas® and Rayman®. They will also be able to purchase and play hit new releases such as Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, inFAMOUS Second Son®, Dark Souls®II, and demo upcoming titles through PlayStation Plus. We will continue to develop and deliver more regional content as PSNsm expands in Latin America."
PSN users in Colombia and Peru will get access to a variety of content in PlayStation Store, and purchases can be made by using international credit cards. Gamers will have the option to view the store in English or fully localized in Spanish. Prices for the digital content are displayed in US dollar so PS Store visitors know that their transactions will be processed as international transactions.
PlayStation Store in Colombia and Peru will launch with more than 11,000 pieces of content for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita systems from Sony Computer Entertainment and various third party publishers. Similar to other regions, the Colombian and Peruvian PS Store content will be updated on a weekly basis.
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About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Recognized as a global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, distributes, develops and markets the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since it launched PlayStation® in 1994. PlayStation®2 further enhanced the PlayStation® legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP broadens the entertainment experiences into the portable arena. PS3 is a computer entertainment system that incorporates the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity. PlayStation®4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization and deeply integrated social capabilities. PSNSM, that includes PlayStation®Store, delivers unparalleled online gaming experience to PlayStation users. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division company, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia, develops, publishes markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in their respective markets worldwide.
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