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Sony NGP: Multiple models, 3G not standard and will cost extra

Wi-Fi included in all SKUs, however

Sony has clarified that there will be multiple SKUs of its NGP portable (PSP2) - no doubt with multiple price points - and that only one will carry 3G functionality.


Earlier today, the platform holder unveiled the handheld console for the first time. The 3G capability has been welcomed by gamers - as as the hugely impressive technical specification of the machine.

However, it looks as though there won't be one set model for everyone.

"The first thing to clarify, which I'm not sure the presentation did a perfect job of doing today, is that all of the devices will have Wi-Fi capability; a separate SKU will have 3G," PlayStation Europe boss Andrew House told EuroGamer.

"So the user gets a choice. Wi-Fi is available wherever, which clearly is the most important aspect of connectivity and that connected experience; 3G will be a subset of that"

House also confirmed there will be a cost for the user for 3G services.

"You'll hear more from us around that aspect of the strategy as we get closer to launch," he added.

Sony has confirmed a dazzling line-up of new games for NGP - including new additions to the Killzone, Call Of Duty and Resistance series.

[ SOURCE: EuroGamer ]