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PS4 to launch in Europe with 18 entertainment apps

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The PlayStation 4 will launch in Europe this Friday, Nov. 29, with 18 entertainment apps, according to a post on the PlayStation Blog EU.

All entertainment apps listed on the blog can be used without a PlayStation Plus subscription, according to the post by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's Fred Dutton. The list of launch day apps and the regions they will be available in — which includes other non-European territories such as South Africa and Australia — is as follows:

  • Amazon/LOVEFiLM (Germany, UK)
  • BBC iPlayer (UK)
  • BBC News (UK)
  • BBC Sports (UK)
  • Demand5 (UK)
  • IGN (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK)
  • Maxdome (Germany, Austria)
  • Music Unlimited (UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand)
  • Netflix (Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK)
  • NOS Sports (Netherlands)
  • RTBF (Belgium)
  • Total Channel (Spain)
  • Viaplay (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • Video Unlimited (Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK)
  • VidZone (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK)
  • Watchever (Germany)
  • Wuaki.tv (Spain)
  • Ximon (Belgium, Netherlands)

Additionally, Quickflix will launch in Australia and New Zealand on Dec. 4, and more than 20 apps will be added to the system between launch day and spring 2014, including Filmo TV, Game One, MUBI and TuneIN.

The PS4 launched in North America on Nov. 15 with 11 dedicated entertainment apps. Sony shared that more apps will be announced and made available for the console in the future.