Featuring a Robust Entertainment Offering, Expansive Software Library and Accessibility to PlayStation Network, the PSP system Continues to Deliver Great Value to Consumers
Sony today announced it will permanently take $40 off the price of its PSP (PlayStation Portable, model PSP-3000) gaming system. Starting February 27, 2011 the PSP will be available for $129.99 instead of $169.99. Since launching in 2005, the PSP system has sold more than 23 million units in North America and 67.8 million worldwide, offering more than 590 engaging titles in North America as well as access to a vast selection of downloadable content from PlayStation Network. In addition to the new price point, 13 new games will be added to the PSP “Greatest Hits” and $9.99 “Favorites” software collections, further delivering upon the PSP system’s incredible entertainment value.
As part of the PSP system’s extensive software catalogue are its Greatest Hits and Favorites collections. Available for $19.99, Greatest Hits titles have surpassed an impressive sales threshold and represent the highest caliber of quality software available on the PSP system. With nearly 70 titles to date, two of the latest additions include Assassin’s Creed Bloodlines (Ubisoft), DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY (Square Enix, Inc.), LittleBigPlanet (PSP), METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.), Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters, Resistance: Retribution, and Toy Story 3: The Video Game (Disney Interactive).
to broaden the PSP platform to a
larger group of consumers who are
looking for best-in-class handheld
— Tim Bender, SVP, Sales, SCEA
Favorites titles, valued at $9.99, offer some of the PSP system’s most popular games at an incredible price. New PSP Favorites titles include CRISIS CORE-FINAL FANTASY VII- (Square Enix, Inc. ), Daxter, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (Capcom), Killzone: Liberation, SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Fire Team Bravo, and Tomb Raider Anniversary (Square Enix, Inc.).
Acclaimed for being the first truly integrated handheld entertainment system, the PSP system continues to deliver unparalleled gaming experiences only possible on the PSP platform while offering a wide variety of affordable entertainment options to consumers.