Chief Financial Officer
METROWERKS SHIPS CODEWARRIOR FOR PLAYSTATION DR/2
SAN FRANCISCO, California, Macworld Expo--January 7, 1997--Metrowerks Inc.
(NASDAQ: MTWKF, TSE/ME:MWK), one of the world's leading providers of
software development tools, today announced CodeWarrior(R) for
PlayStation(TM) DR/2, the newest version of its programming tools for
developing games for the PlayStation game console. CodeWarrior for
PlayStation is hosted on Windows(R)95/NT and Mac(TM)OS and is authorized by
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
CodeWarrior for PlayStation DR/2 features the full CodeWarrior IDE, a
plug-in CodeWarrior C/C++ compiler for MIPS(R) and a selection of
integrated graphical format converters for managing game development with
the CodeWarrior IDE. Version DR/2 offers programmers much greater
stability in the IDE in addition to class browser support for C/C++ and a
new diagnostic communications tester program called "DebugCommTester".
"Metrowerks is very pleased to continue to advance its PlayStation tools
affording PlayStation developers the same easy-to-use CodeWarrior IDE that
has become an industry standard on the Macintosh," said Jean Belanger,
chairman and chief executive officer of Metrowerks. "We are committed to
furthering our cross-platform tools in the digital entertainment and
consumer electronics market."
Founded in 1985, Metrowerks develops, markets and supports a complete line
of computer language products for building Mac OS, Windows 95, Windows
NT(TM), MagicCap(TM), BeOS(TM), PalmOS(TM), PlayStation OS and PowerTV(TM)
applications. Metrowerks' CodeWarrior products have become the industry
standard for professional Mac-hosted software development with more than
50,000 registered users in 70 countries. Additional information on
Metrowerks and its products can be obtained in the U.S. by sending e-mail
to email@example.com, by calling (800) 377-5416, or via the Internet at
Metrowerks, the Metrowerks logo and CodeWarrior are registered trademarks
of Metrowerks Inc. PlayStation is a trademark of Sony Computer
Entertainment Inc. Mac is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Windows,
Windows NT and Windows 95 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries. All other
companies and products may be trademarks of their respective holders and
are hereby recognized. Statements in this press release regarding
CodeWarrior for PlayStation are forward looking statements that involve
risks and uncertainties, including successful and timely development of
CodeWarrior for PlayStation and customer acceptance of the product.