PlayStation Universe

Sony's new plan to boost the PSP

on 1 June 2010

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced today three new initiatives for the PSP. Starting today, a new PSP “Favorites” software line will debut with a little price tag of $9.99 USD.

The other new initiative is the PSP go “Digital Game Pack,” which will be available to new purchasers of the system. The Digital Game Pack includes PlayStation Network downloadable game vouchers for three premiere PSP tiles.

Finally, the “Greatest Hits” library for the PSP will grow to include more than 60 titles, which includes four new games.

"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."

PSP Favorites titles include:

* 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

Third-party software titles will also be included in the Favorites line, including Justice League Heroes, Manhunt 2, Silent Hill: Origins, Sims 2, and many more.

The Digital Game Pack will include vouchers for the following games (available between June 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011) at no charge:

* LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
* Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters
* SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3

New additions to the Greatest Hits line ($19.99 USD) include the following titles:

* Gran Turismo
* LittleBigPlanet (PSP system)
* Resistance: Retribution
* Secret Agent Clank

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