Sony Computer Entertainment Australia today announced a new price for the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system. From today, the recommended retail price of PSP will be just AUD$189.95RRP*, offering incredible value for money, gaming and entertainment on the go.
With a host of top titles starting from just AUD$14.95RRP, PSP owners can give their games collection a big boost at an affordable price with PSP™ Essentials. The collection has something for everyone, from joyous adventures with the bright and colourful LocoRoco's in LocoRoco™ 2, to combat street racing in Pursuit Force Extreme Justice™, to snacking on a compilation of the best minis titles in Mega minis 1, 2 & 3, coming to the PSP Essentials collection this April.
And with the PSP™ Platinum catalogue featuring some of the most popular games ever to grace a portable console from just AUD$29.95RRP**, gaming on the go has never been more accessible. Take karting to crazy new heights with ModNation™ Racers, or join Kratos on his merciless quest to uncover his origins in God of War®: Ghost of Sparta.
PSP delivers hours of entertainment via PlayStation®Network letting users join in and play online for free. PSP owners registered to PlayStation Network can enjoy a wide range of online content and services from on-line gaming, to downloading games, minis, PS one™ classics, free demos, trailers, and add-ons, and more from PlayStation®Store. In addition, users can download and take their favourite brand new releases and all time classic movies from the Video Store on PlayStation®Store and manage content on the go with Media Go and keep in touch with their friends on Skype™.
Furthermore, starting on April 14, through their PSN ID, PSP owners can now access Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity™, a new, cloud-based, digital music subscription service which lets music lovers listen to millions of songs and easily discover new music from major and independent labels from around the world***. By studying users' listening habits and incorporating their preferences, Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity delivers dozens of personalized music channels uniquely tailored to their tastes. PSP owners can also enjoy a common and synchronized music experience on their PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems as well as PCs and other network-enabled Sony devices without the need to manage or transfer music files.
Patrick Lagana, Marketing Manager, SCE Australia commented: "PSP continues to offer a total entertainment package at unbeatable prices. The new price, complimented by a whole host of affordable games in the Essentials, Platinum and minis collections, opens up a world of portable gaming for less - particularly for our younger audiences. Along with the entertainment services available to all PSP owners on PlayStation Network, there is no better value portable entertainment system around."
PSP is the affordable entertainment system that puts a whole world of games, movies and music in your hands – get yours now – new RRP of AUD$189.95 applies from 11 April.
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* Manufacturer's recommended retail price for Sony Computer Entertainment "Essential" titles on Universal Media Disc. Other publishers may recommend different prices. Actual retail prices will vary. Titles also available for download from the PlayStation®Store – visit PlayStation®Store for prices.
** Manufacturer's recommended retail price for Sony Computer Entertainment "Platinum" titles on Universal Media Disc. Other publishers may recommend different prices. Actual retail prices will vary. Titles also available for download from the PlayStation®Store – visit PlayStation®Store for prices.
*** Currently accessible on PSP handheld entertainment systems in WiFi network environments
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