Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sony flips, says NGP unaffected by Japanese quake

updated 11:20 am EDT, Thu April 7, 2011

Sony says NGP launch plans unaffected after all

Sony this week said its NGP portable gaming console will not be affected by the recent earthquake in Japan, contradicting its earlier statement that said the launch would be limited. According to the Nikkei, the console will be released starting late this year in stages.

"So far we see no impact from the quake on our launch plan," said Sony Computer Entertainment spokesman Satoshi Fukuoka.

Earlier this week, Sony said the device may only be released in one of the originally planned three regions in time for the holidays. This was apparently the plan all along, as Sony never meant Asia, Europe and the US would get the device at the same time. It launched the PSP in Japan only in 2004 and waited until 2005 to handle the US and other countries.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Lemur BlueDriver

"Oh no, the check engine light is on…again! What one of the hundreds of reasons could it be this time? Probably going to cost a fort ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News