Sony considering game rentals and music downloads for PSP

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 21 May 2009 09:18 GMT


According to overnight reports, Sony is considering both game rentals and music downloads for PSP.

The company is polling consumers in the US on the subject of a rental service, as you can see on Joystiq, asking questions on costing and potential frequency of use.

In addition, “music industry sources” have told CNET that Sony’s currently in preliminary discussions to bring music downloads to PSP.

“This makes total sense that Sony would try to get content for the device,” said Wedbush Morgan analyst, Michael Pachter, on the subject.

“If Sony is smart, they would manage it the same way iTunes has and be device-agnostic.”

Hit ze links for more.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.



Game Rentals

  • GameFly adds 2K titles to Unlimited PC Play catalog

    GameFly has expanded its partnership with 2K Games to deliver titles such as BioShock, Sid Meier’s Civilization IV and X-Com: Enforcer to the rental service’s Unlimited PC Play catalog. The games are available for immediate download. “We’re excited that 2K Games has partnered with GameFly, giving our members access to games in their top franchises […]

  • Netflix cans its plans to offer game rentals by mail

    Netflix has abandoned its plans to offer game rentals alongside its other offerings, thus ending the Qwikster experiment it started in September last year. After an outpiring of pulic outcry over the firm’s DVD service being switched over to Quikster, the firm culled its DVD plans but was still contemplating using the service for game […]

Music Downloads