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Sony gives away more free games to PSPgo owners

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Dec 2009 12:40 User comments (8)

Sony gives away more free games to PSPgo owners Sony Computer Entertainment Euroep has announced it will be offering another free game to PSPgo handheld owners, the second time they have done so.
Any PSPgo owner with a PlayStation Network account can sign in and choose between Gran Turismo, Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines or MotorStorm: Arctic Edge. German users can choose LittleBigPlanet instead of AC: B.

Early adopters were given Gran Turismo for free when the console launched in October, and the new offer is valid until January 10th.

The move comes amidst the news of giant retailer HMV slashing the price by GBP 75 to GBP 149.99 in the UK. The handheld started with an MSRP of GBP 224.99 but after one week HMV had already slashed the price to GBP 200 due to lack of demand.

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8 user comments

11.12.2009 13:03

that didnt take too long :) belive me most of the people around here will make better analysts than the people who post theyre proffessional views of the gaming future

21.12.2009 19:19

They didn't expect this to have high demand did they? It's one thing to add functionality to a system and charge more...like the DSi and iPod even. It's another to just take off the feature that allows you to play your games on what's supposed to be the same system. If they don't allow you to play the games you own, wtf would any existing PSP customer buy it? Most people that want a PSP already have one.

Let's see PSP-Go $250 or Wii $200... man... so difficult to decide.

32.12.2009 0:01

I don't have a PSP, and the only game I would want is Gran Turismo...but if I realy, realy wanted it enough to buy a PSP, I would get an old PSP, buy the game seperate, and still have money left over vs the PSPgo!

If they want me to buy a PSPgo, they better make a Sony Erikson version.

43.12.2009 3:29

Originally posted by KSib:
Let's see PSP-Go $250 or Wii $200... man... so difficult to decide.
What about the DS, isn't that like $130? Or what about something like a Netbook, those are about $200 as well. Maybe an ipod touch, around $200 too. They've got games for it. They won't be as in depth as PSP or DS games, but they're still quick little games to play on the go.

Yes sony kind of screwed up with the PSPgo, though the go is probably the future of gaming. Downloadable media is unfortunately the future. There will be a fight to stay with physical media. I'm sure in one of the next few generations of game consoles, sony and microsoft (or whoever's around then) will go with the downloadable games only, and Nintendo will be sticking with blu-ray media discs.

53.12.2009 3:35

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There will be a fight to stay with physical media. I'm sure in one of the next few generations of game consoles, sony and microsoft (or whoever's around then) will go with the downloadable games only, and Nintendo will be sticking with blu-ray media discs.
Nintendo likes to be one step behind with that kind of thing I noticed.

63.12.2009 5:07

Originally posted by bomber991:
Yes sony kind of screwed up with the PSPgo, though the go is probably the future of gaming. Downloadable media is unfortunately the future. There will be a fight to stay with physical media. I'm sure in one of the next few generations of game consoles, sony and microsoft (or whoever's around then) will go with the downloadable games only, and Nintendo will be sticking with blu-ray media discs.
You realy think nintendo will have bluray by the next generation? Current generation is xbox360 and PS3...both HD, but only one with bluray. Nintendo is usualy about 1.5 generations out of date, and they like to do things in downright stupid ways...I honestly would not be suprised to see the wIII (yes, III) come with a HDDVD drive!


75.12.2009 21:37

So how do we get the free games? I didn't get any notifications in my PSN account. Do i have to do anything? Like writing them an e-mail with my PSP Go's serial# or anything like that?

85.12.2009 22:39

Maybe just visit the PlayStation Store using your PSP? Don't know.

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