Source – Sony to announce PSP2 in Tokyo on January 27

Wednesday, 12th January 2011 10:58 GMT By Patrick Garratt


VG247 has learnt that Sony it to hold a “business overview and strategy meeting” in Tokyo on January 27, and has been told that Sony will use the event as a reveal platform for PSP2.

Nothing is known of the meeting’s content, but we do know that only “very select press” are attending.

Sources have said this morning that PSP2 will be announced at the showcase.

Sony has declined to comment on the chatter this morning.

In the wake of VG247 publishing this story, MCV has gone live with its own piece claiming “trade sources have confirmed” the console is to be announced at the event.

The console, which is currently under wraps, is expected to be released later this year.

Going by the codename VITA, PSP2 has been in the hands of developers for at least a year. VG247 published the first images of a development kit last November.

Netherrealm Studios and EA have openly said they’ve been working with the machine.

This is the megaton. Don’t blink.



  1. Gekidami

    Same source?


    #1 4 years ago
  2. 2plus2equals5


    #2 4 years ago
  3. Blerk

    It makes sense for them to announce it properly now, before the 3DS hype train gets into full swing. Interested to see what they’ve done.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. KAP

    So lemme get this straight? PS Phone and PSP2 is one of the same right?

    #4 4 years ago
  5. 2plus2equals5

    Psphone is a phone made by sonyericsson, psp2 is a console made by sony ;)

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Gekidami

    No. Why would Sony ruin its brand by making the PSP2 only a phone?

    #6 4 years ago
  7. get2sammyb

    The PSPhone isn’t even a “PSPhone”. It’s a Sony Ericsson Xperia. Sony should have cleared that up AGES ago before everyone got confused.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Gekidami

    ^ But they havent even recognised the phones existence yet.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. get2sammyb

    Exactly. They should have cleared it up long ago. The countless “PlayStation Phone” blog headings will not have helped.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Goffee

    Bring it on!

    #10 4 years ago
  11. HaMmOdY

    I’m really excited for PSP2, but seriously this sentence is humping my mind ” VG247 has learnt that Sony it to hold a “business overview “

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Tallon 4

    PSP2: don’t underestimate the power of playstation

    If the rumours are true…this will be a very powerful handheld

    #12 4 years ago
  13. chronoss2

    @1 : I was about to post the same :)

    #13 4 years ago
  14. NoxNoctisUmbra

    I love my PSP , I usually play PlayStation Classics on it from time to time. If PSP2 has another ANALOG stick, I will buy it.

    But I rather see a PS4 with more RAM and more powerful overall and Android apps rather then PSP2.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    As long as they keep the E32009 announced Resident Evil on PSP1 and not PSP2, I’ll be a happy man.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Lightmanone

    OMG, there is a PSP2? Oh wait.. no.. that was known already. So that means the PSP2 is the worst secret in the world. The moment sony “announces” it, the whole world already knew of it. Sony, give up, this is stupid.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. anuekr

    @Lightmanone so does the Iphone 4, I don’t see anyone complaining, it’s a known marketing strategy and the fact that Sony is using it only shows how much they are going to invest in it, freaking 25+ developers including EA? it’s gonna be legen…wait for it DARY!

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Crysis

    Maybe Sony should have an Android OS partition on the PSP2, give it a little while & ppl would have hacked it on there anyways…

    #18 4 years ago

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