SCEA Announces Limited-Edition METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER PSP

March 16, 2010

SCEA
Announces Limited-Edition METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER PSP

Package Will Launch Day and Date
with Stand-Alone Game

Sony Computer Entertainment America
Inc. (SCEA) today announced the availability of the limited-edition METAL GEAR
SOLID: PEACE WALKER PSP Entertainment Pack, combining Konami Digital
Entertainment, Inc.’s award-winning METAL GEAR SOLID franchise with the PSP-3000
system. To coincide with the launch of the stand-alone game, this exclusive
package will be offered at major retail locations in the United States and
Canada for $199.99 (MSRP).

Available on June 8, 2010, METAL
GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER is a complete METAL GEAR SOLID game on UMD (Universal
Media Disc) and features an extensive amount of gameplay that will revolutionize
previous notions of a handheld game experience. The limited-edition package will
debut a "Spirited Green" PSP-3000 system, marking the first time the color will
be available in North America. In addition, special in-game content such as an
exclusive Camouflage Uniform with FOX logos and Stealth Gun feature, both of
which will be unlocked early in the game; a PlayStation Network downloadable
movie voucher (U.S. residents only; title to be announced); and a 2GB Memory
Stick PRO Duo will complete this ultimate portable entertainment package.

"Konami’s METAL GEAR SOLID franchise
commands a massive fan base and we saw an amazing opportunity to create synergy
with the METAL GEAR SOLID franchise and bring a console-quality gaming
experience to the PSP system," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President, Product
Marketing, SCEA. "Kojima Productions is renowned for its ability to create
incredible original storylines and intense gameplay experiences; that is no
different with METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER."

"METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER
takes tactical-espionage to a whole new level and the PSP system is the only
handheld entertainment system on the market powerful enough to support its rich
graphics and extreme gameplay," said Shinji Hirano, President, Konami Digital
Entertainment, Inc. "We’ve seen the METAL GEAR SOLID franchise perform
exceptionally well on the PSP platform. SCEA has long been an industry leader
and a valuable partner and we look forward to many more collaborations with SCEA
in the future."

The limited-edition METAL GEAR
SOLID: PEACE WALKER PSP Entertainment Pack features a "Spirited Green" PSP-3000
system, along with the following:

  • METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER
    game on UMD – METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER marks the return of the
    world-renowned stealth-action series. Hand-crafted by series creator Hideo
    Kojima, the all-new sequel delivers an original game design, story, and
    scenario as it picks up where METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER for the
    PlayStation 2 system leaves off

  • PlayStation Network downloadable
    movie voucher (U.S. residents only; title to be announced)

  • 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo –
    Leverages the PSP system’s multimedia functionality by storing photos, music,
    videos, and game saves

All PSP entertainment packs bundle
everything one needs to experience the PSP platform–from the hardware, to games,
videos and memory–all for $199.99 MSRP, an incredible value to consumers.