Sony is to launch a new slimmed-down version of PS2 in Europe in October – as
back last year.
According to The Economic Times, the new model will have a built-in AC power adapter and will launch simultaneously in India and Europe.
However, the price of the ‘fourth generation' of PS2 will remain as it did before.
SCE India will also be launching the PlayStation Network for PS3 in the region.
SCE PlayStation country manager Atindriya Bose said:
The PlayStation Network is ready for India. It is only the integration of the payment gateway that needs to be done.” said Mr Bose. We shall launch it by the end of this fiscal, he added.
Sony Play Station, over the last 13 years, has evolved as every gamers aspiration. It has its own cult following and to grow this base, SCE wants to market PS-2 as gaming console for novices of all age groups and class.
PS-2 is an entry-level console, which helps first timers to enter the gaming zone,” added Bose.