The lower end 160GB model will now retail for $249; the higher-end, 320GB one coming in at $300, and the latter will be bundled with a free game, Infamous 2. The price drops go into effect worldwide immediately.
That announcement made sense, while their secondary statement about a new PSP does not considering the successor, the PS Vita, is only months away.
Europeans will be able to snag a discounted, feature-slashed PSP this fall. The matte black unit, made such to match its console brother (sister?), will lack WiFi capabilities, meaning access to the PlayStation Store to download games will require the Sony Media Go software and Windows PC.
The new PSP, dubbed the E-1000 model, will sell for only $100. No word on whether the unit will debut stateside.