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Published Date : 07 December 2020
stc launches Playstation®5, SIE’s latest gaming device offering incredible 5G speed and heightened immersion, under its postpaid internet plan with unlimited 5G

  • Al-Saadoun: Our goal is to provide our customers, especially gamers, with access to a new era of gaming coupled with high internet speeds through our 5G internet that will transform their online experience.
  • Ryan: PS5 is a truly next-generation console representing the beginning of a new era for gaming.

Kuwait - 06 December 2020: Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc, a world-class digital leader providing innovative services and platforms to customers, enabling the digital transformation in Kuwait, announced the launch of Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) long awaited PlayStation®5 (PS5™) to its customers in Kuwait. The gaming console is available with stc’s postpaid internet plan.

stc released a statement indicating that SIE’s latest gaming console is available to customers under its internet plan with unlimited 5G internet, 2 shared SIM cards and one year FREE Jawwy TV subscription, which boasts OSN, Starzplay, Wide Khaliji, FOX+ and more, all in one place. The PS5 Digital and Ultra HD Blu-ray™ disc drive editions is available to both new and existing customers that want to enjoy the next generation of gaming. With the exception of the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, both PS5 models offer the same specifications, so players will enjoy the same transformative gameplay experiences regardless of which PS5 they choose.

Inspired by a global community of creators, PS5 will bring players into game worlds with unprecedented speed, visual fidelity and sensory immersion. Gamers will enjoy near-instant load times thanks to PS5’s ultra-high-speed solid-state drive (SSD), as well as breathtaking 4K graphics and silky-smooth gameplay up to 120 frames per second. With the enhanced haptic feedback and adaptive triggers of the DualSense wireless controller and the immersive soundscapes made possible by Tempest 3D AudioTech, PlayStation 5 heightens players’ senses, making them feel transported into their game world.

Following stc’s commitment to deliver the latest devices to its customers, engineer Nasser Al-Saadoun, Chief Consumer Officer at stc, said, “We are proud to have collaborated with SIE in the official international launch of their latest gaming console, the PS5. Through the plan offered by stc, our goal is to provide our customers, especially gamers, with access to the next generation of gaming, coupled with high internet speeds through our 5G internet, transforming the online experience. In line with our strategic approach to enabling digital transformation in Kuwait and our role as digital pioneers, we are excited to offer SIE’s flagship device to customers at any of our stc branches, our website (www.stc.com.kw), or through the mystc App.”

He added, “As pioneers in the telecom sector we will continue to explore digital solutions that blend innovation with the latest technology. The strong infrastructure of our 5G network, and wide range of resources, allows stc to offer an unrivaled and interactive experience through promotions, bundles and the latest devices in the entertainments world that cater to the needs of our valued customers, all under stc 5G #1 network in Kuwait.”

Also commenting on the launch, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, said, “Today marks a historic moment for the PlayStation brand, and all of us at SIE are pleased to celebrate the release of PlayStation 5 together with our community of fans, game developers, and industry partners.”

He added, “PS5 is a truly next-generation console representing the beginning of a new era for gaming. I’m thrilled for the new worlds that players will begin to experience today, and I’m equally excited for the lineup of games still to come for PS5 that will continue to propel the gameplay experience forward. We are humbled to work with a talented community of world class game developers. Their creativity will bring limitless possibilities to what the future of gaming can look like on PS5.”

In addition to transformative gaming experiences, PlayStation 5 offers plenty of entertainment experiences, with a curated lineup of some of the most popular streaming services available, including Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, Peacock, Spotify, Twitch, YouTube, and more. There will be a dedicated space exclusively for media entertainment on PlayStation 5, making it fast and easy to switch between games and movie/TV.

The Ultimate Gaming Experience with PS5

The breadth of PlayStation 5’s game library represents the best lineup in PlayStation console history, led by launch day titles from SIE Worldwide Studios, including Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Demon’s Souls, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, and Astro’s Playroom. PS5 owners can enjoy more than three dozen new games this holiday, including highly anticipated games from SIE’s publishing partners such as Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War (Activision), Fortnite (Epic Games), FIFA 21 (EA), NBA 2K21 (2K), Godfall (Gearbox Publishing), Watch Dogs®: Legion and Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla (Ubisoft), and many more. Meanwhile, new titles from independent developers, such as Bugsnax (Young Horses) and The Pathless (Giant Squid/Annapurna Interactive) demonstrate the breadth of diverse content coming to PS5.

PS5 owners can look forward to even more incredible games. Upcoming Worldwide Studios exclusives include Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Returnal, Destruction AllStars, Horizon Forbidden West, Gran Turismo™ 7, and a new God of War game. Additional games launching first on PS5 include DEATHLOOP™ from Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks, Ghostwire™: Tokyo from Tango Gameworks/Bethesda Softworks, Project Athia (Working Title) from Luminous Productions/Square Enix, and Final Fantasy® XVI from Square Enix. Resident Evil™ Village from Capcom and Hogwarts Legacy from Warner Bros. Games round out the lineup of highly anticipated PS5 titles.

Following the launch, PlayStation Plus members can enjoy a curated lineup of 20 PlayStation®4 games that defined the generation with the PlayStation Plus Collection, available to download and play on PlayStation 5. The PlayStation Plus Collection features critically acclaimed games, including Batman™: Arkham Knight, Bloodborne, Call of Duty®: Black Ops III - Zombies Chronicle Edition, Fallout® 4, God of War, Monster Hunter: World™, Final Fantasy®XV, Resident Evil®7 Biohazard, Persona 5, The Last of Us Remastered, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and more.

For more details, customers can follow stc’s official social media platforms, visit one of stc’s branches, download the stc application (mystc), visit www.stc.com.kw or contact the customer service center on 102 for around the clock assistance.

For more information on the PS5, visit www.playstation.com

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