From the article: ''After the recent discovery of the PSP 3000 label (it was found in the online manual), things started to get real busy in the rumor world. People seem to believe that the new model will most definitely have dual analog stick.''
If this is true, I'll be trading in my old one for it.
I couldn't have said it better myself vip3r.
must have for me. i hope it`s true, it`s all i wanted from psp, not even psp games, but having ability to rePlay some greatest psOne hits on psp in some road trip. =)
Well if you go by sales it seems the old PSP is the next big thing.
yeah the psp is outselling everything at the moment.
I really hope they don't call it psp 3000.
i will for sure buy one but hold onto the two i have now as i would say the next one might use a small hd dvd or bluray format as a storge unit.
Or buy a PSP now? I hate having to buy upgrades ... <sigh> what to do?
buy one now and get and extended warranty plan from the store. Best Buy has it so if you buy the plan, and another PSP comes out within the timeline of the plan, you can swap them. i recently did the exact same thing when the slim model came out. i sent my fat PSP in to Best Buy after telling them it kept cutting off. they sent me a gift card with the value of the PSP when i bought it, which was $250. took about a month. i then went to Best Buy and bought the $200 silver slim PSP pack and still had the rest of the money to spend on whatever.
get the warranty from best buy and some best buys now accept walk in returns these days.
I'm confused. I doubt that Sony would add a second analog stick to the current model and split their userbase that way. However, a PSP2 with dual analog sticks, backward compatibility with PSP1 and support for PS1/PS2 emulation would be awesome.
They'd be better to release a PSP2, as current cames wouldn't be able to be played with the 2 analog sticks anyway, and new games that required them wouldn't be able to be played on the older models. Making a slim version is one thing, but adding new controls... they should just make a new console.
just make a new console. get the jump on nintendo like MS did with the 360. only use good components =X sony should basically make an iphone with analog sticks, built in LARGE hdd and mini blu ray. if sony incorporated all of those features into the new psp along with what the iphone already has, it would give the iphone and the ds a run for its money. not so sure its gonna happen any time soon though. you see the psp sales in japan because of monster hunter 2 being released. sony has another year to ride the og psp... unfortunately. ive had my psp since launch and am ready for something new. the psp slim doesnt warrant me spending another $150 for a tv hookup ill never use and slightly smaller design.
NEVER GOING TO HAPPEN!Why? Because that would be PSP2. Why? Because all games up until now are developed for one analog, but that is not the problem, if they release this "version" than games that end up using second analog stick will be unplayable on old PSPs. So you basically kill install base. It is unrealistic and it is not going to happened until Sony releases real PSP2
On the article and they talk about adding the OLED screen! That would be so sexi but it would make the PSP2 cost 1,000,000,000,000 buck lol
They shouldn't change functionality until PSP2. Why limit the audience with dual analog only games - then it's like the console is back to 0 sales again. But improvements like the Slim & Lite are much appreciated. That's when I got my PSP.
This rumor has been taken way to seriously, Like I said it could just be a typo, sony is doing good with the newly released 2000 model, so why make a 3000 model now?
I hope it has bluetooth, touchscreen so you can use your finger on the XMB (which would be cool!) and the internet browser. Also, longer battery and generally faster.
If the psp had another analog stick, games could be programmed with multiple control schemes, meaning, in settings, one would choose whether to control the game with one analog or two. It wouldn't even be difficult to do so.
aww, i just got my PSP 2000...:(
HDMI will be useless. It'll make the psp big and look odd. Rumble on a handheld is stupid. But the rest is genius. They could also take out the memory stick, and just rely on the hard drive.
i was going to trade my base one soon...............looks like im waiting longer
Sony PWNS hard
PSP has a nice market unlike the DS where the majority of gamers have one. I myself have a modded DS and have no need for a PSP. I can pass on Crisis Core. As for its hot streak now, it will fade in a month after the monster hunter and FFVII phase dies out. Then expect the DS/wii to continue to urinate on it. But its about time after so many years on the market that it actually outsold something.
well at least their having success with ONE of their consoles
'well at least their having success with ONE of their consoles' -You Mean M$ right?
im more of a console person not handheld,....the last hanheld console i had was a gameboy, lol.....give me some news on new ps3/x box games (i am not a fanboi) =D
This is the best news i heard all day!
If it has a 2nd analogue stick, it would snub all of the PSP2000 and PSP1000 users.
It's just the beginning for Sony. Add up the exclusives and new breath taking technology then add the accessories and programs once added up it equals a flawless comeback. I think I'll skip the PSP I have a PS3 and then I'll get me a new Sony VAIO Blu-ray Notebook for playing PC games w/ my PS3 Controller.
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