Sequential In-Store Trial Sessions for Upcoming PS5 Titles Including “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2,” “GRANBLUE FANTASY: Relink,” and “Tekken 8” to Commence on October 21st



Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today (October 13, 2023) that at some stores that carry PlayStation,Hold in-store trial sessions for new titlesannounced.

Sequential In-Store Trial Sessions for Upcoming PS5 Titles Including “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2,” “GRANBLUE FANTASY: Relink,” and “Tekken 8” to Commence on October 21st

The trial session will be held from October 21st to 22nd and October 28th to 29th.“Gran Turismo 7”(PS VR2 trial only),「Marvel’s Spider-Man 2」「鉄拳8」「GRANBLUE FANTASY: Relink」「FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH」You can try out the game. Those who participate in the trial session will receive an original sticker.

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In addition, in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, those who post their impressions on SNS with the specified hashtag will receive an original key chain.

There are also stores where the only trial title is Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, and if you play at these stores, you will receive an original sticker as a gift.

Furthermore, a sale will be held at some retailers around the same time, and if you purchase the eligible products during the sale period, you will receive an original tin badge as a gift on a first-come, first-served basis.

For details such as participating stores and dates and times, please check the release statement below.


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“Enjoy PlayStation 5! ”
Information on holding in-store trial sessions
Great deals will also be held at some stores at the same time!

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is pleased to announce that it will be holding in-store trial sessions for hot new titles at some PlayStation dealers in Japan. We are also planning to hold a sale at some retailers around the same time. Please take this opportunity to visit our store.

Sequential In-Store Trial Sessions for Upcoming PS5 Titles Including “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2,” “GRANBLUE FANTASY: Relink,” and “Tekken 8” to Commence on October 21st

If you try the event title at a participating store from October 21st (Saturday) to October 22nd (Sunday) and October 28th (Saturday) to October 29th (Sunday), 2023, you will receive an original sticker.
In addition, customers who experienced “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” scheduled to be released on Friday, October 20, 2023 at some stores and posted their impressions of the experience and the specified hashtag on SNS on the spot. We will give you an “original key chain” as a gift. *1*2

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In addition, we are planning to hold a sale at retail stores where you can purchase PlayStation 5 (PS5) related products and PS5 software at affordable prices.
Sale details, including sale period, products, prices, and inventory information, vary by region and retailer. For details, please check each retailer’s website or in-store.
If you purchase an eligible product during the sale period, you will receive an original can badge *3 on a first-come, first-served basis. Please come to our store to take advantage of this great opportunity.

A store only “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” experience + SNS poster only “Spider key chain”
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Common to all eligible corporations. First-come-first-served gift for eligible product purchasers. Original can badge.
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■“Enjoy PlayStation 5!” Sale held at PlayStation dealers and web page

(in alphabetical order)
・Edion game stores and Edion online shop
・Kojima game stores and Kojima Net
・Sofmap game stores, Sofmap.com, Akiba☆Sofmap
・Joshin game stores and Joshin web shop
・Nojima Online
・Bic Camera game stores and Bic Camera.com
・Yamada Denki game stores and Yamada Webcom
・Yodobashi Camera stores and Yodobashi.com

■Titles eligible for trial play at A store (in order of release date)
“Gran Turismo 7 (only available for PS VR2 trial play this time)” (Publisher: SIE)
“Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” (Publisher: SIE)
“Tekken 8” (Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment Co., Ltd.)
“GRANBLUE FANTASY: Relink” (Publisher: Cygames Co., Ltd.)
“FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH” (Publisher: Square Enix Co., Ltd.)

■Store A: Original sticker/”Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 original key chain” gift in-store trial event schedule

[Stores held from October 21st (Saturday) to October 22nd (Sunday)]
Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba
Date and time: October 21, 2023 (Sat) 11:00-19:00
October 22, 2023 (Sunday) 11:00~19:00
Address: 1-1 Kanda Hanaoka-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0028
Venue: First entrance

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Bic Camera Yurakucho store
Date and time: October 21, 2023 (Sat) 11:00-19:00
October 22, 2023 (Sunday) 11:00~19:00
Address: 1-11-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku
Venue: 1st floor store entrance piloti

Bic Camera Nagoya Station West Store
Date and time: Saturday, October 21, 2023, 10:00-18:00
October 22, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 6-9 Tsubaki-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Venue: 1F storefront

Edion Namba main store
Date and time: October 21, 2023 (Sat) 11:00-19:00
October 22, 2023 (Sunday) 11:00~19:00
Address: 3-2-18 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka 542-0076
Venue: 1F Event Square

[Stores held from October 28th (Saturday) to October 29th (Sunday)]
Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Sapporo
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 5-1-22 Kita 6-jo Nishi, Kita-ku, Sapporo
Venue: Game corner

Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Sendai
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 1-2-13 Kotsugaoka, Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture
Venue: 2F Yodobashi Hall

Bic Camera Namba store
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 11:00-19:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 11:00~19:00
Address: 2-10-1 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Venue: 1F East Exit Storefront

Joshin Nihonbashi store
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~17:00
Address: 5-9-5 Nihonbashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka
Venue: 7F Event Hall

Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 1-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture
Venue: 5F Game Corner

Edion Hiroshima Main Store
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 2-1-18 Kamiyacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City
Venue: East Building 9F Kamiyacho Hall

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Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Hakata
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 6-12 Hakataeki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City
Venue: Game corner

Bic Camera Tenjin Building 2
Date and time: October 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-18:00
October 29, 2023 (Sunday) 10:00~18:00
Address: 2-4-5 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Venue: 6F main passage entrance

■Titles eligible for trial play at B store
『Marvel’s Spider-Man 2』

■Store B: Original sticker gift in-store experience event schedule
Holding times vary depending on the store. For details, please check at each store.

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*1 Comments posted on SNS during this trial session may be used for promotional materials, etc.
*2 “Keychain” is available to customers who participated in the “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” trial session at store A and posted their impressions of playing on SNS.
*3 Can badge gifts are only available in stores.It is not distributed to each EC store.
*The number of gifts is limited and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Thank you for your understanding in advance.
*The contents and time of in-store events are subject to change without notice. Additionally, even during in-store event hours, staff may be away from the event location due to various circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.
*Depending on the congestion situation, numbered tickets may be available, so thank you for your understanding.

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