Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Sony to launch new PlayStation 2 model in Japan | Tech&Sci | Technology | Reuters.com

Kinda reminds me of Lotus 1-2-3 releases 2.x and 3.x, about 20 years ago...

Sony Corp. said it plans to launch a lighter version of its PlayStation 2 game console later this month, in a bid to drive sales of the seven-year-old machine heading into the crucial holiday season.

The new model, which has a built-in AC adaptor, weighs 720 grams, down from a combined weight of 850 grams for the previous model and its external AC adaptor.

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Maintaining brisk demand for the PS2 is just as important for Sony as shoring up sales of its latest game machine, the PlayStation 3, as the PS2, which has sold more than 120 million units worldwide, is a cash cow for the game unit.

Sony to launch new PlayStation 2 model in Japan Tech&Sci Technology Reuters.com

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