Sony announces PSP price drop for Europe25 Apr 2007 • by Natalie Aster
It must be tough being the PSP. It sells well month after month, there are a number of great games for the system, and homebrew firmware makes Sony's portable one of the best personal media players on the market. This should be a success story, but the runaway success of the DS hogs the headlines and makes the PSP look like an also-ran.
It's like coming home with straight As to find your younger brother just won every medal in the Olympics. Sony recently dropped the price of the system in the US to $169.99 to try to get some of their momentum back, and now we're sent word that a price drop is also coming to Europe. The system used to sell for £149.99 and €199.99, but starting May 4 you'll be able to pick up a shiny new system for £129.99 or €169.99.
According to the company, there will also be five new games marked down to the €19.99 price point for platinum titles: Ridge Racer 2, Tekken, Killzone, Loco Roco, and Moto GP. May could be a good time to pick up a system and a few games, especially since this will also cause secondhand systems to drop in price, making the PSP a very attractive option.