The PlayStation 4 will be released in Japan on February 22, 2014. Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia announced the news during its pre-Tokyo Game Show conference today.
The next-generation console is scheduled to launch in North America on November 15 and in the European region on November 29, nearly three months earlier than the Japanese release date.
In addition to the launch date news, Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 First Limited Pack. The pack includes a PlayStation 4 console and a digital code for Knack. The pack will carry a recommended retail price of 41,979 yen. A PlayStation 4 First Limited Pack including the PlayStation Camera will be available with an RRP of 46,179 yen.
Gamers will be able to preorder the console in Japan from October 5.
The PlayStation 4 will be released in 32 countries by the end of the year.