PS4 launches in Japan on February 22 [Update: 19 launch games]

During the Sony Computer Entertainment Japan press conference this morning, Sony announced the PS4 is coming to Japan on February 22, 2014. Japan can pre-order the console starting October 5.

The console will be available sans PS4 Eye camera for ¥39,980 ($401). A special "Limited Pack" run of consoles, which includes console, controller, download voucher for Knack and one year warranty, will also be on sale for the same price at launch – in fact, all PS4 consoles will come with a free copy of Knack in Japan. Finally, a bundle including the camera will be on sale for ¥43,980 ($442).

The PlayStation 4 launches in North America on November 15 and in Europe on November 29. Late last month, Sony revealed the full PS4 launch line-up, which includes a smattering of retail games as well as PSN downloads.

Update: Sony has sent out a press release confirming 19 different games will be available alongside PS4 at launch. Hop past the break to see what's coming this February.

Games mentioned during the Sony Japan press conference sizzle real include:
  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag
  • Killzone Shadow Fall
  • Doki Doki Universe
  • Driveclub
  • Knack
  • Need for Speed: Rivals
  • Battlefield 4
  • FIFA 14
  • Hohokum
  • Resogun
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • The Evil Within
  • Thief
  • Dying Light
  • Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Watch Dogs
  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • The Crew
  • The Order: 1886
  • Final Fantasy 15
  • Phantom Breaker
  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
Math aficionados will notice more than 19 games are listed here. Sony didn't strictly reveal which are launch games and which are simply games coming to the PS4. We're following up with Sony for clarification.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.