Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) has gotten into a deal with publisher of revolutionary special interest magazines and websites – Future US Inc. to publish PlayStation: the Official Magazine. By late November, the very first full Future US-published issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine titled the Holiday 2007 edition is slated to be on sale. With 13 issues to be rolled out every year, Future US plans to produce and watch over all the editorial content and advertising sales for the publication. The initial circulation is targeted to be 300,000 copies. Rob Smith will take on the post of editor-in-chief of the PlayStation: The Official Magazine.
Peter Dille, Senior Vice President, Marketing and PlayStation Network, SCEA , said, “Future US has a strong heritage delivering cutting-edge insight into the industry, and we are looking forward to a long standing relationship to deliver unrivaled exclusive content to PlayStation fans.” Adding, “We’re very excited to be working with a group that is nearly as passionate about our brand as we are ourselves and we look forward to working with Future on many innovative ideas they have to create a best in class enthusiast publication.”
“We are enormously pleased to be selected to publish the Official title for one of the world’s great entertainment brands,” stated Simon Whitcombe, Publishing Director, Future US. “Future’s international heritage is as a PlayStation publisher. PSM sold more than 40 million copies over its lifetime and we have published the Official PlayStation Magazine in the UK since 1995. We’re honored that SCEA recognizes the excellence and experience that we can bring to the license and to PlayStation fans all over the world.”
All PlayStation aficionados and users will get to read the best news, previews and reviews in the upcoming PlayStation: The Official Magazine. Along with that users also get to step into the exciting world of the PlayStation and also get exclusive product features thanks to PlayStation: The Official Magazine’s special affiliation with SCEA.