The conference will happen at 2 a.m. EST (2 p.m. Japan Standard Time) on Monday, Sept 9 and Sony is expected to announce the launch date for the PS4 in Japan. However, the fact that the even it being live streamed (via the Playstation Blog) with English translations suggests announcements of interest for North America and Europe as well.
Interestingly, this press conference event is happening prior to the start of the Tokyo Game Show where Sony will be delivering another press conference on Sept. 19.
The PS4 is currently set to launch on Nov. 15 in North America and Nov. 29 in Europe. The fact that Sony is announcing the release date for the Japanese market is a large indicator of the shift that has occurred in both the game industry in general and Japan in particular with the console market.
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