Sony drops PSPgo price to $199

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Oct 25, 2010
  1. Terminator02
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    Sony has announced today that they are dropping the price of the PSPgo handheld in the United States and Japan. Just in time for the holiday season, you'll be able to pick up the digital download-supported device for $199 (or 16,800 yen).

    With Sony's track record of releasing new iterations of the PSP, coupled with the lackluster support that they've shown the PSPgo after its launch, this is still too much for me to pay. It's a cool piece of kit but I still see no reason whatsoever for its existence alongside the standard PSP system.

    Knocking fifty bucks off the asking price isn't enough for me. Does it sway you?[/p]
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    Drop it to free and I MIGHT buy it.
     
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    So they dropped it from "entirely overpriced" to "overpriced". That ought to draw the crowd in [​IMG]

    Isn't the PSP 3000 $170?
     
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    They're getting there... I'm still not interested in it though, because you don't get the games you got with it for free a couple of months ago.

    They'll have to lower the price more in the future, certainly with the 3DS on the horizon. I'll buy it when it's 150 euros or less...
     
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    Given that I have a hacked PSP2000, this is not more than a pricey media player in my eyes.
     
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    Still in no way in my mind of buying this. The 3DS is still the handheld i want to buy right now when it comes out. If i ever do buy a psp, it will have to be one that doesn't limit you to only downloadables.
     
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    $200 and 10 free games, I still won't buy one.
    The regular PSP line is better for all too many reasons.
     
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    This won't beat the usefulness of the PSP 1000/2000. PSPGo is just trash -.-''
     
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    ill will be better on my 3ds than this useless unit..
     
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    Walmart's website has been saling the psp-go and the psp 3001 at 199 and 149 for awhile now. All this does is make the non-web based stores and other places drop in price. Pointless when u have the internet.
     
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    why must people quote the official post

    - meh a bit late i suppose. still major diff. from 350$ lol
     
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    I wish it was this price when I bought my first psp I would have bought this
     
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    Honestly, The PSPgo is a very good looking system. The only thing I don't like is the price.

    For what you get I would buy this over a DSi XL. they're about the same price last time I checked.

    If it drops down to 150$ then it's worth it. but for now, nah
     
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    You would still be getting ripped off!
     
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    Why are you guys being that way, poor PSP Go [​IMG]
     
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    $200
    16Gb storage.
    Download-Only, not all UMD games available as downloadable.

    3000 + 16GB MS Pro Duo
    $200
    16GB storage.
    Plays all games, including download titles.
     
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    Still too much
    maybe if it was $99, but $199, I'll pass
     
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    I am sure if the 6.20 TN HEN works on psp go that will make it fly of the shelves
     
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    I totally love that you can use your bluetooth headsets with this, since i have three of em. [​IMG]
    Wish the console was hackeable, tough.
    Why didnt the 3DS offers this feature??
     
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    PSP go was an epic failure, and Sony doesn't have the humility to pull it like Nintendo did with the Virtual Boy units. No news here.
     

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