New PSP colours for UK, SCEE confirms

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 5 February 2009 14:48 GMT


Tired of your rubbish black PSP, British people? Never fear. The UK will see new colours for the console in Mystic Silver and Pearl White from February, and Radiant Red from March, SCEE just confirmed.

That’s it, really. The machines are PSP-3000s, obviously.

Press release after the drop.

Press Information
For Immediate Release

Brighten up your world with new
PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) Colours

o PSP arrives in a vibrant new range of colours
o All the fun of PSP, but with colours to suit your personality

London, 05th FEBRUARY 2009: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced three brand-new colours for PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable): Mystic Silver and Pearl White (available in the UK from February 2009) and Radiant Red (available in the UK from March 2009). Place a whole new world of colour in your hands with PSP-3000, the world’s most stylish handheld entertainment system, bringing even more personality to incredible gaming and entertainment on the go.

The possibilities are never-ending with PSP-3000: you can access games, music, videos, online chat and photos. And it’s not just the console that comes in colour – the enhanced LCD screen brings games, photos and videos to life with bright, clear imagery. Take photos of your friends, listen to your favourite music, watch videos and play exciting brand-new PSP titles such as Buzz!™: Brain of the UK, Resistance: Retribution™, and Patapon™ 2. PSP-3000 also features a TV-out socket so you can view all your photos, videos and games on a television screen!

You can also communicate with your friends across the world for free¹. The built-in microphone allows you to add telephone chat to your PSP experience. Enabled with Skype, you can connect with friends and family on the move from any Wi-Fi hotspot.

With a fantastic software line-up in 2009, there has never been a better time to experience true gaming and entertainment on the go, with PSP. It’s time to place a whole new world of colour in your hands: PSP-3000 releases in Mystic Silver and Pearl White in February 2009, and Radiant Red in March 2009.

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