Japanese electronics company Sony announced that their flagship video game console PlayStation 4 and handheld gaming device PlayStation Vita will be officially available in the Chinese mainland market on March 20, 2015.

Prior to this, Sony announced plans to provide the two products in China from January 11, 2015. However, due to various reasons, the debut launch was postponed.

Sony also revealed that by March 8, 2015, the company had sold 20 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide.

According to Sony, the retail price of PlayStation 4 in China will be CNY2,899 and the retail price of PlayStation Vita will be CNY1,299. The company said that with the launch of gaming consoles, Sony will also launch the first batch of game options for Chinese users, including Final Fantasy by Square Enix Holdings Co, Knack, and Rayman Legends.

As a major competitor of Sony's PlayStation 4, Microsoft's Xbox One already entered the Chinese mainland market.


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