Japanese consumers have been lining up, and the PlayStation 4 midnight launch event is about to begin. Just under two hours remain until the system is officially launched in its home country, with the broadcast set to begin at 10:30 p.m. Japan time.
The live stream will feature a number of notable guests, including:
- Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid V director, game designer, and producer)
- Shinji Hashimoto (Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III producer)
- Naoki Yoshida (Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn producer and director)
- Toshiro Nagoshi (Yakuza series general director)
- Mayuko Kawakita (female model)
- Viking (comedian)
Sony Computer Entertainment president and group CEO Andrew House, SCE Japan Asia president Hiroshi Kawano, and SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida will also be in attendance.