The PlayStation 4 will finally release in its home country of Japan in mere hours. To celebrate the occasion, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia is hosting a special launch event at the Sony Building in the Ginza District of Tokyo.
In attendance will be Sony Computer Entertainment president and group CEO Andrew House, SCE Japan Asia president Hiroshi Kawano and SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida.
In addition, developer guests will discuss their thoughts on the PS4 and demo games on the hardware. The list includes Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima, Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III producer Shinji Hashimoto, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn director Naoki Yoshida, and Yakuza series director Toshiro Nagoshi.
Japan's PS4 launch event starts today at 1:30 PM GMT in the UK or 8:30 AM EST in the US.