September 17, 2010 // 7:42 pm
- Sony's Director of Hardware Marketing John Koller
has announced that PlayStation Move officially launches at stores across North America today.
To quote: It's been years in the making, and this weekend we're ushering in a new era in gaming with the launch of PlayStation Move.
We thank you guys for all the support you've shown Move since we announced it back at E3 2009 and now, we're thrilled to bring you the most immersive and precise high definition gaming experience ever designed, exclusive to the PS3 system.
As we've mentioned before, you'll be able to pick up PlayStation Move in a variety of ways:
• For those who don't own a PS3, the PlayStation 3 Sports Champion Move Bundle: Available for $399.99 (MSRP), it includes a 320GB HDD model PS3 system, one PlayStation Move motion controller, a PlayStation Eye camera, a copy of Sports Champions on Blu-ray disc, and a PlayStation Move game bonus demo disc
• For those who own a PS3, the PlayStation Move Bundle: Available for $99.99 (MSRP), it includes one PlayStation Move motion controller, a PlayStation Eye camera and a copy of Sports Champions on Blu-ray disc.
• PlayStation Move motion controller: Available as a stand-alone product for $49.99 (MSRP)
• PlayStation Move navigation controller: Also available as a stand-alone product for $29.99 (MSRP)
Whether you're an experienced or casual gamer, or somewhere in between, there's an incredibly diverse range of PlayStation Move game content available, including sports, shooters, puzzles, party and family-friendly titles, all in high definition.
We've specifically designed Move to cater to everyone in the family, so no matter which genre you're into, you can have hours of fun, while experiencing realistic and accurate motion controlled gameplay unlike anything on the market. Think you're a pro golfer? Try Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 (Electronic Arts Inc).
Want to become a street brawler (The Fight), take on combatants on a battlefield (MAG), or become a beach volleyball star (Sports Champions)? You can become any character you wish with PlayStation Move - which literally places YOU in the game.
With close to 30 titles announced to date offering PlayStation Move functionality, including EyePet, The Fight: Lights Out, Heavy Rain, Killzone 3, Kung Fu Rider, MAG, Start the Party!, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (Capcom), Sports Champions, The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Time Crisis: Razing Storm (NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.), and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 11, PlayStation Move has high definition games for all demographics and types of gamers.