Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the PlayStation 4 will launch on November 15, 2013 in Canada and the U.S., and from November 29, 2013 in Europe including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The PS4 will also launch in the following 10 Latin American countries on November 29: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Peru.
It was also announced that PS4 will support Twitch, a live internet streaming service devoted to video gaming, concurrently with the release of the system. PS4 users can easily broadcast their gameplay to their Twitch channel in real-time to gaming fans across the world, by simply hitting DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller’s “SHARE button.”
A total of 15 Blu-ray Disc titles developed by SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) and numerous software developers and publishers from around the globe will be released between the launch of PS4 and December 31st. Combined with digital download titles, 33 titles will be available before the end of the year.
The launch titles include:
There are currently more than 180 PS4 titles in development, and in addition to these launch titles, Destiny from Activision Publishers, Inc. / Bungie, Inc., Diablo III from Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Mad Max from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Witcher 3 from CD Projekt, The Divison from Ubisoft Entertainment, Dragon Age from Electronic Arts, as well as Shadow of the Beast, The Order:1886, inFamous: Second Son, Rime, Hell Divers, Everybody’s Gone to The Rapture, and Resogun from SCE WWS are expected to be released for PS4.
Here are the new videos that were shown at today’s presentation: