The World of PlayStation®2 Brought to Your Town


          40-Foot PlayStation® Patrol Brings Free Videogaming
              Fun and Entertainment to the Chicago, IL Area

   WHO:         Industry leader Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.,
                maker of the world's best-selling PlayStation game console
                and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, with
                more than 1,800 of the highest-rated videogame titles on the
                market-with something to satisfy everyone!

   WHAT:        PlayStation will bring the PlayStation Patrol to the
                Chicago, IL area.  The PlayStation Patrol is a 40-foot long
                vehicle, featuring 17 PlayStation 2 interactive kiosks.  The
                vehicle is set-up to play all of the hottest and
                best-selling videogame titles available for the PlayStation
                2 computer entertainment system.  The PlayStation Patrol
                Scout, a PlayStation 2 branded Hummer® H2*, will accompany
                the PlayStation Patrol and help spread the news that the
                PlayStation Patrol is in town. Coupons will be available for
                $5.00 discount off any PlayStation 2 game at Best Buy. This
                event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

   WHERE        Schaumburg, IL
   AND          Best Buy
   WHEN:        900 East Golf Road
                Schaumburg, IL

                Friday, July 16, 2004                 Noon - 8 p.m.
                Saturday, July 17, 2004               10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
                Sunday, July 18, 2004                 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.


             -- HOT and UPCOMING videogame titles, including:  EyeToy™:
                Groove (for PlayStation 2), Rise to Honor™ (for
                PlayStation 2), Ratchet and Clank®: Going Commando
                (for PlayStation 2), MLB 2005 (for PlayStation 2), Jak
                II™ (for PlayStation 2), Hot Shots Golf® FORE!
                (for PlayStation 2), ATV Offroad Fury® 2 (for PlayStation
                2), and many more.
             -- 17 PlayStation 2 kiosks (including one 40-inch big screen

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  For more information, please contact:
   Katy Dormer
   Sony Computer Entertainment America

  * PlayStation is in no way affiliated with GM.

PRNewswire -- July 12

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SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

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