As pre-release publicity will be so strong for the next six months in Europe, it will be interesting to see if the PSP actually manages to hold its street price.
The initial success of the PSP is being hampered by lack of global availability
Hilary Duff with the PlayStation Portable accessory by Kidada for Disney
Celebrities and fashionistas attended a special fashion show where designers showed their PSP one-off designs - this is the Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons, a pure gold case with seven carats of yellow and black diamonds encrusted on the front and back
To celebrate the launch of PSP on March 14, a special fashion show was held where designers such as Marc Jacobs, who designed this black leather multi-pocket clutch with leather wrist strap, debuted their one-of a kind PSP accessories
DJ AM and Nicole Ritchie at the US PSP launch last month.
April 28, 2005 Sony Computer Entertainment demonstrated the woes of having a globally desirable product that’s simply too hot this week when it announced its PlayStation Portable handheld entertainment system will be launched in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on 1st September 2005. The PSP was launched in Japan last December, and the United States last month but the high demand in both markets has caused such a drain on manufacturing facilities that European consumers will be forced to wait an additional six months. Check our US launch party pictures to get an idea of the extraordinary hype created around the launch of this landmark portable game platform.
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