Deals, deals and more deals for the PSP
6/1/2010 7:31:00 PM
Sony Computer Entertainment America just released three interesting facts that double up as deals. Firstly, as of today they are introducing the PSP Favorites line that offers certain titles for $9.99. Titles range from PixelJunk Monster Deluxe to SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo. Third-party titles like Manhunt 2 and Silent Hill: Origins will be included in this list, as well.
The second piece of news today involve the PSPgo's "Digital Game Pack" that gives you a downloadable game voucher for three PSP titles. If you pick up the PSPgo system between now and March 31st of next year (as in, 2011) you can get three premier titles for free. Purchasing the pack from retailers will get you LittleBigPlanet, Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters, and SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 for free.
Last on today's roster of news from SCEA concerns the PSP system's Greatest Hits list which has grown by 4 today. Each game - Gran Turismo, LittleBigPlanet, Resistance: Retribution, Secret Agent Clank - is available for $19.99
FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced it will offer consumers incredible value with three new initiatives for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. Starting on June 1, a new PSP "Favorites" software line, which offers existing PSP titles for $9.99, will make its debut. Additionally, a PSP(PlayStation®Portable) go "Digital Game Pack" will be available to new purchasers, offering PlayStation®Network downloadable game vouchers for three premiere PSP titles. Furthermore, the PSP system's "Greatest Hits" library will grow to more than 60 titles with four newly added games. With more than 17 million units sold in the U.S. to date and an extensive 2010 software lineup, PSP continues to showcase the best in portable gaming while offering a wide variety of affordable entertainment options to consumers.
"PSP is the premiere destination for full-scale, console quality gaming experiences on-the-go, and we're very pleased to be able to bring our consumers such tremendous value," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President, Product Marketing, SCEA. "These initiatives not only add value to the platform overall, but also complement the robust software lineup we'll see from both first and third-party publishers in 2010. It is easier now more than ever for new and existing PSP owners to build up their gaming libraries with amazing content."
At $9.99 (MSRP), the new PSP "Favorites" software line offers some of the PSP system's most popular games at an incredible price. Available at participating retailers, PSP Favorites feature a wide variety of genres from family-friendly gaming to first-person shooters. Software titles included in the PSP Favorites line are:
· Ape Escape®: On the Loose
· Buzz! ™ Master Quiz
· Hot Shots Golf Open Tee®
· LocoRoco™ 2
· Patapon™ 2
· PixelJunk™ Monster Deluxe
· SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo
· Syphon Filter®: Logan's Shadow
· Twisted Metal: Head On™
In addition, third-party software titles such as Justice League Heroes™ (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Manhunt™ 2 (Rockstar Games), Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Pinball Hall of Fame: Williams Collection (Crave Entertainment), Silent Hill ®: Origins (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.), Sims 2 (Electronic Arts), The Warriors™ (Rockstar Games) and many more will also be included in the new Favorites line.
For consumers eyeing the PSPgo system, the first all-digital, full-game handheld entertainment system on the market to date, the new PSPgo system's "Digital Game Pack" will include PlayStation®Network downloadable game vouchers for three premiere PSP titles. When purchasing a PSPgo system at major retailers in North America between June 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011, consumers can download the following titles at no additional cost:
· LittleBigPlanet™ (PSP®)
· Ratchet and Clank®: Size Matters
· SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3
Similar to the "Greatest Hits" line available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the PSP system's Greatest Hits have reached a significant sales threshold and represent the highest caliber of quality software titles available on the PSP system. Available for $19.99 (MSRP), the newest additions to the PSP system's Greatest Hits library include:
· Gran Turismo™
· LittleBigPlanet™ (PSP system)
· Resistance: Retribution®
· Secret Agent Clank®
From the new $9.99 PSP Favorites, an expanding Greatest Hits library, a PSPgo Digital Game Pack, and exclusive Entertainment Packs, PSP continues to redefine the notion of portable entertainment and will see great momentum in 2010. With highly anticipated titles from Sony Computer Entertainment such as God of War: Ghost of Sparta, Hot Shots Tennis: Get A Grip, Invizimals™, upcoming third-party releases including KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep (Square Enix), METAL GEAR SOLID®: PEACE WALKER (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.) and many more arriving later this year, PSP continues to deliver unparalleled gaming experiences only possible on the PSP platform.