Sony launches PlayStation business in Latin America

PS3, PSP and PlayStation 2 to be offered across 13 countries in the region

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced its expansion of PlayStation products to make them officially available in Latin America.

Sony says the move is intended to expand its install base, currently consisting of 21.3 million PlayStation 3 systems worldwide. The electronic giant's move into the region covers 13 different countries, and will see the wider sale of the PS3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 2.

"Our commitment to expand PlayStation business into Latin America supports our vision to provide access to social entertainment experiences that can be shared among friends and family from around the world," said Mark Stanley, director and general manager, Latin America, SCEA.

"This expansion is the direct result of us listening closely to our community, and we're proud to deliver premium hardware and software services that will allow them to easily connect, play and communicate with one another."

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