PlayStation®2 Presents the Jet X2O™ IJSBA World Finals


  Personal Watercraft Fans Will Get a Sneak Preview of Upcoming Extreme
 Watercraft Racing Game at This Year's IJSBA World Finals in Lake Havasu,

  WHO:    Industry leader Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., maker of
          the world's best-selling PlayStation and PlayStation®2 computer
          entertainment systems, with more than 1,500 of the highest-rated
          videogame titles on the market-with something to satisfy everyone!

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  WHAT:   Jet X2O, the upcoming extreme watercraft racing title for
          PlayStation 2 available October 29, is the title sponsor at this
          year's IJSBA World Finals in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  During
          the IJSBA World Finals, Sony Computer Entertainment America will
          have a 20 X 40 booth with three PlayStation 2 systems playing Jet
          X2O for consumer sampling.  In addition, Jet X2O will be featured
          on a VIP houseboat that will include a PlayStation 2 system for

  WHEN:   Sunday, October 6 - Sunday, October 13, 2002

  WHERE:  For the fourth consecutive year, the race site will be at the
          purpose-built IJSBA Aqua Stadium on the grounds of the Crazy Horse
          Campgrounds and RV Resort in the popular water resort of Lake
          Havasu City, Arizona.

   JET X2O:  Get ready, get wet and take your watercraft through eight
             massive exotic racing environments including a swamp, the
             Arctic, a Pacific island and the legendary city of
             Atlantis.  Providing intense watercraft racing in a fast-
             paced, arcade style format, Jet X2O provides players with
             more than 30 intense, motocross-inspired tricks as well as
             player specific tricks to perform in various race modes.
             With ten highly stylized concept watercrafts to choose
             from, players will be challenged with water and terrain of
             all sorts.  From raging rivers, turbulent rapids, massive
             waterfalls and hair-pin turns, players not only have to
             worry about their own watercraft stability, but also the
             competitors racing aggressively around them.

   WORLD FINALS:  From Australia to Thailand, the world's finest watercraft
                  racers will challenge the best USA racers at the
                  21st International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA)
                  World Finals.  Featuring over 1,500 entries from 40 U.S.
                  states and nearly 30 nations, the IJSBA World Finals is
                  the premier personal watercraft racing extravaganza in the
                  world and boasts more than $120,000 in prizes and
                  contingencies in the massive eight-day event.  The IJSBA
                  World Championship titles will be presented in
                  30 closed-course racing classes and both Pro Freestyle and
                  Amateur Freestyle.

CONTACT: Ryan Bowling, +1-650-655-3657, or, or Alyssa Casella, +1-650-655-3617, or, both of Sony Computer Entertainment America.

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