Sony has revealed that the Slim PSP (PSP-2000) will be available to purchase in Europe from September 5th 2007, and will cost EUR 169. The Slim PSP was first announced at E3 2007, in Santa Monica. The new PSP will be available as standard in the three colours announced at E3; Piano Black, Ceramic White and Ice Silver. Exclusive to the SCEE region and for a limited time, two Limited Edition PSP bundles will also be available. Featuring a PSP in Spiderman Red and Black, the Spiderman bundle will come with Spider-Man 2 and the Blu-Ray movie, Spiderman 3. Also available, in a fetching shade of Simpsons Yellow, the Simpsons bundle will come with The Simpsons Game. Both bundles will be available for EUR 199.99.
“We are delighted to announce the arrival of the newly designed PSP to the SCEE region, whilst also providing something unique and special for our consumers.? said David Reeves, President of SCEE. ?With the addition of two limited edition colour bundles, inspired by the blockbuster Spider-Man and Simpsons Hollywood movies, together with the new video-out port, which gives consumers the option to enjoy PSP content on the big screen, we are confident that this now brings a whole new dimension to the PSP entertainment experience.”
Over 69 PSP titles are scheduled for release before Christmas by SCEE and its third party publishing partners, including eagerly awaited classics such as WipEout, Pursuit Force and Syphon Filter and brand new games such as the quirky music game Patapon and Echo Chrome, a three dimensional brain teaser that will have you tearing your hair out!
With the addition of an exciting range of innovative chat, video download and satellite navigation services for PSP from the new Go! portfolio of entertainment products services, PSP is set to become the entertainment handheld of choice for discerning entertainment seekers across Europe.