Kojima to attend PlayStation 4 launch event in Japan

February 22nd will see the release of the PlayStation 4 in Japan. To celebrate, a launch event will be held at the 8th floor of the Ginza Sony Building.

Several important game developers will be attending, including Shinji Hashimoto, the producer of Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3, Naoki Yoshida, producer and directer of Final Fantasy XIV, and Nagoshi Minoru Hiroshi, general director of the Yakuza series.

As was the case with the PS4 launch event in the US, Hideo Kojima is invited as well.


“6 more days means this weekend.”


“Knack looks to me like Snake. “Kept you waiting huh?””

For some more information on the event, go here (text is in Japanese) or here. Sony will also be live streaming the event on NicoVideo and Ustream. The event starts at 10:30 PM JST, on February 21st.

Source: Hideo Kojima Twitter, Gematsu

  • Ricardo Oe

    I think, the first in the world that the ps4 should have the launch is in Japan., after all Sony is a Japanese brand, right?

    • Nyxus

      Yeah, but Microsoft isn’t really any competition for Sony in Japan, which is why they wanted to release in Europe and especially the US first.

  • PrinceHeir

    Good stuff 😀

    glad their live streaming it as well!!

  • DarkLegacy

    Can’t wait to see him there. And I can’t wait to see new announcements ^__^

    • Nyxus

      Are you actually going to be there?

      • DarkLegacy

        Might do or not. I’ll probably would watch it live streaming. You?

        • Nyxus

          I might check out some of the live stream, depends on the time.

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