PS4 launch games for South Africa listed

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The PlayStation 4 console will be arriving in South Africa in December, and hopefully in time for a 6 December launch. The expected price is being pegged at R6,299.

Mario dos Santos, Chief Executive Officer of Ster Kinekor Entertainment, said in a press statement that he is confident the PS4 will arrive in South Africa before Christmas. In addition, dos Santos revealed fifteen games will be available for purchase on launch day on both Blu-Ray and digital download formats.

At E3 2013, Sony’s Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Andrew House, revealed that the company was working with developers to field more than 150 games from both big-name publishers and indie studios to the PS4 platform.

The confirmed launch titles for the PS4 are listed below. Note that the list does not include any indie games that will be available on the Playstation Network. Many free-to-play titles will also make their debut at launch, namely Planetside 2, DC Universe Online, Warframe, and Blacklight: Retribution.

Game title
Publisher Genre Format
NBA 2K14  2K Games  Sports sim  Disc & Digital
Call of Duty: Ghosts  Activision  FPS  Disc & Digital
Skylanders Swap Force  Activision  Platformer  Disc only
Need For Speed: Rivals  Electronic Arts  Racing  Disc & Digital
Battlefield 4  Electronic Arts  FPS  Disc & Digital
Madden 25  Electronic Arts  Sports sim  Disc & Digital
FIFA 14  Electronic Arts  Sports sim  Disc & Digital
NBA Live  Electronic Arts  Sports sim  Disc & Digital
Killzone: Shadowfall  Sony Computer Entertainment  FPS  Disc & Digital
#Driveclub  Sony Computer Entertainment  Racing  Disc & Digital
Knack  Sony Computer Entertainment  Platformer  Disc & Digital
Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag  Ubisoft Entertainment  Action adventure  Disc & Digital
Watch_Dogs  Ubisoft Entertainment  Action adventure  Disc & Digital
Just Dance 2014  Ubisoft Entertainment  Rythm  Disc & Digital
Lego Marvel Superheroes  Warner Bros. Interactive  Platformer  Disc & Digital

To play these games online in their respective multiplayer segments, PS4 owners will need to purchase a Playstation Plus subscription which will be valid for a year, with 90 free days added on by Sony if you use it for your PS4. All PS4’s will ship with a coupon for a 14-day trial of PS Plus.

More PS4 news:

PS Plus gets clever PS4-only additions

PS4 SA launch date, SA price revealed

Warframe puts PC and PS4 players together online

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