Sony said Thursday that it will cut the price of its PlayStation Portable handheld gaming device in Japan from next month.
The PSP-3000 will cost
The price cut will come in Japan a month before Sony puts on sale the PSP Go, a slimmed down version of the device without the UMD (Universal Media Disc) disc drive. The PSP Go will supplement the PSP-3000 in the market and will launch in Japan on Nov. 1 and in other regions on Oct. 1. It will cost
Sony's announcement follows the news on Wednesday that Nintendo will reduce the price of the Wii in the U.S. to US$200 from this weekend. The Wii has been selling for US$250.