Sony Corp. announced that it will begin selling its PlayStation2 in China in December.
The consumer electronics giant plans a limited release of its PlayStation2 in five major Chinese cities -- Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Chengdu, Sony Computer Entertainment official Yoshiko Furusawa said.
The game consoles are expected to be on store shelves starting Dec. 20.
Since it hit the market in Japan in March 2000, PlayStation2 has gone on sale in more than 130 countries worldwide. Sony says it has sold more than 62 million consoles worldwide.
The units will be priced at 26,000 yen (U.S. $328). (AP)
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