Today, Sony Computer Entertainment Australia announced its intention to auction a very rare 20th anniversary console signed by the top ‘dogs’ of critically acclaimed software developer, Naughty Dog in aid of You Can, Sony Foundation’s youth cancer project.
The announcement was made at the Sony Foundation gala lunch Wharf4Ward in Sydney by Channel Nine host, Karl Stefanovic. Money raised will go towards Sony Foundation’s national youth cancer project, You Can. Through You Can, Sony Foundation is building much needed, specialised youth cancer centre’s across Australia which aim to improve survival rates of young cancer patients by facilitating the collaboration of medical experts, development of specialised treatments and the opportunity for young people to be amongst peers in an age appropriate environment.
About the 20th Anniversary Naughty Dog PS4 Console
With only 12,300 consoles in existence, and one of only 150 in Australia, this very special edition grey 20th anniversary PS4 is made even more collectible as it bares signatures from video game royalty:
Christophe Balestra – Co President Naughty Dog
Evan Wells – Co President Naughty Dog
Neil Druckmann – Creative Director (The Last of Us, UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End)
Bruce Straley – Game Director (The Last of Us, UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End).
Console features include:
- Signed by Christophe Ballestra, Evan Wells, Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley
- The original coloured PlayStation® family logo
- A unique, individually numbered, etched aluminium plate
- An exclusive 20th anniversary design – featuring the iconic PlayStation® symbols
- A PS4® system in original PlayStation® grey
- Exclusive 20th anniversary presentation packaging
The auction will open in February 2016 in the lead up to the launch of UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End.
Learn more about the Sony Foundation and how you can get involved or donate here.