Sony Computer Entertainment America Announces Nationwide Availability of Limited-Edition SingStar™ PlayStation®2 Pack

New Bundle Delivers Social Gaming Right Out-of-the-Box with Ceramic White PlayStation®2, SingStar™ Pop and Two USB Microphones


With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today announced that its limited-edition SingStar™ PlayStation®2 pack is now available nationwide for $149.99 MSRP. The new bundle delivers a social gaming experience out-of-the-box, including a limited-edition Ceramic White PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, SingStar™ Pop, the second release in the multi-million selling SingStar™ franchise, and two high-quality microphones.

"The SingStar PlayStation 2 pack delivers great value to consumers, giving them a new, limited-edition color PlayStation 2 and a hit game that the entire family can enjoy together, all at an attractive price point," said Peter Dille, senior vice president, marketing and PLAYSTATION®Network, SCEA. "Consumers can then add to their software library choosing from a great variety of nearly 1,500 games available for PlayStation 2, including additional titles from the SingStar franchise -- SingStar™ Rocks!, SingStar™ Amped, and SingStar™ 80's -- as well as the recently released interactive quiz game, Buzz!™ The Mega Quiz."

The new limited edition Ceramic White PlayStation 2 features the same ultra-sleek design and features of the current Charcoal Black and Satin Silver PlayStation 2. This includes DVD and CD playback capabilities, digital surround sound, two memory card slots, and an integrated Ethernet port for network gaming. Bundled with the Ceramic White PlayStation 2 are SingStar Pop and two microphones, enabling players to take center stage in their living rooms with their favorite artists, singing along to real songs and real music videos in duets, one-on-one battles, and even a "Pass-the-Mic" party game with up to eight players. Social gaming is now more affordable than ever with the SingStar PlayStation 2 pack, whether you're looking for a centerpiece for family fun during the holidays or simply need a gift for a loved one.

PlayStation 2, which recently celebrated its seventh anniversary, continues to be the all-time best-selling gaming system with more than 120 million hardware units and more than a billion units of PlayStation 2 software sold worldwide.

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