Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ)
Tokyo, January 6, 2010 – Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. responsible for business operation in Japan, today announced that a “PlayStation®3 ‘Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT’ Special Pack” will become available in Japan on January 27, 2010, concurrently with the release of Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT on Blu-ray™/DVD discs. This special bundle pack, produced in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, will include the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system with 120GB Hard Disk Drive and Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT on Blu-ray Disc and will be a limited offer at a recommended retail price of 33,500 yen (including tax).
Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT is a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his final concerts that were to be held in London from summer of 2009 to 2010. This blockbuster film was drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scene footage, featuring Jackson rehearsing a number of his songs for the show. The disc also includes Blu-ray Disc exclusive vignettes of Thriller and Smooth Criminal which were re-taken specifically for the concert as well as a special wallpaper for the PS3 system.
With the “PlayStation 3 ’Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT’ Special Pack”, SCEJ continues to deliver the entertainment experience only possible on the PS3 system and further expands the platform to the gaming fans as well as to those new audience who are seeking for the ultimate entertainment platform for their home.
* “Blu-ray Remote Control” comes in handy when watching Blu-ray/DVD disc movies or music video on PS3 system. “Blu-ray Remote Control (product code: CECH-ZR1J)” is a SCE product available in stores at a recommended retail price of 3,600 yen (including tax).
|Product name||“PlayStation®3 ‘Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT’ Special Pack”|
|Release date||January 27, 2010|
|Recommended retail price||33,500 yen (including tax)|
|Included||・ PlayStation®3 x 1 (CECH-2000A, Color: Charcoal Black) Hard Disk Drive capacity 120GB
・ Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT in Blu-ray Disc™ x 1
・ DUALSHOCK®3 Wireless Controller x1
・ Power cord x 1
・ AV cable x 1
・ USB cable x 1
|Produced in collaboration with||Sony Pictures Entertainment|
|Title name||Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT|
|Release date||January 27, 2010|
|Recommended retail price||4,980 yen (including tax)|
|Publisher||Sony Pictures Entertainment|
|Copyright||©2009 The Michael Jackson Company, LLC. All Rights Reserved.|
|Official Home Page||http://bd-dvd.sonypictures.jp/michaeljacksonthisisit/|
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