Good news for PSP fans – if you live in Japan that is, the mint green PlayStation Portable has now been released in the land of the rising sun.
Should you decide to import it though, which is indeed an option thanks to SuccessHK, it will cost you USD $228.
Sony’s press release for the PSP can be read below.
Tokyo, January 9, 2008 – Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) responsible for business operations in Japan, today announced that it would release PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system in a new “Mint Green” color. Beginning Thursday, February 28th, 2008, “Mint Green” will become available at a recommended retail price of 19,800 yen (including tax).
“Mint Green” is offered as an additional new color to the popular “Blume series” , favored especially by the female users. With a lineup of seven different color variations, users will be able to choose from a broader selection of colors to match their lifestyles and preferences.
Going into 2008, more exciting new software titles for PSP will become available from third party licensees as well as SCE Worldwide Studios, including “MONSTER HUNTER PORTABLE® 2nd G” (CAPCOM CO., LTD.), “WARRIORS OROCHI” (KOEI Co., Ltd.), “WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven UBIQUITOUS EVOLUTION 2008” (Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.), “Mobile suits Gundam; Gihren’s Greed. The fear of Axis” (NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.), “Coded Soul”, “MyStylist” and “echochrome” (SCE WWS).
SCEJ will continue to expand the PSP platform and create a new world of computer entertainment with this new color offering and more attractive game software titles.