He also stated that EA will have to dramatically cut costs on the PlayStation 3, and that Sony's fuel cost per unit for PlayStation 3 consoles was $20 higher than Microsoft's. It is not clear if the price cut will affect the unit sales in Japan.
As mentioned above, the most important feature of the PSP GO isn't the size, but the ability to download games to it in the form of'mini games'. Mini games will be downloaded from Sony's Video Unlimited service and priced at 5000 yen ($49.96).
Vita games will also be coming out for download. In August, Nintendo announced a new Wi-Fi-enabled hardware bundle called the 'Vita Gold Bundle'. The bundle includes a 10 gigabyte memory card, a 20 gigabyte memory card, a PS Vita system, and a Wi-Fi-enabled 'Mega Memory Card' (100 gigabytes of memory).
Why would consumers want a slim, extra-light PSP? One good reason is for the smaller PS Vita. PS Vita is much smaller than the PSP originally debuted, and the new DualShock 3 controller is even smaller. The result is a bit meek in the hand, and perhaps a reason why Sony and Nintendo are trying to make a cheaper, yet equally functional PSP.
Another advantage of the PSP's small size is that it's hard to lose. The PSP is usually perched on a music stand, or in the console's front trim case. With its smaller size, it's possible to lose the PSP in a jacket pocket and never notice how it's gone. It could also be lost in a bag when at a friend's house, and even if you've seen it, it's likely you assume it's gone forever when an hour later it's still not back in your possession. d2c66b5586