Sony’s handheld ‘for the digital lifestyle’ will die out if its downloadable software keeps to UMD prices, according to Traveller’s Tales director Jon Burton.
I’m betting on Sony making PSPgo games much cheaper than the UMD versions, or the PSPgo will die,” he told Develop.
He went on to describe what he saw as a stalemate” between platform holders and retail businesses.
At the moment the [UMD and PSPgo] prices are kept at parity as the platform holders need physical stores to sell their consoles and PCs, so don’t want to undercut them.
There’s lots more on this story at Develop.