Rumor: UMD-less PSP Coming This Fall


image The never ending rumors of a disc-less PSP continue to spark with 1up reporting on a device called the PSP Go!. The new system is said to have a 8 or 16GB of flash memory and a slideable screen.


Since UMD wont exist in the future the PlayStation Store will be the place to get new and old PSP games. Over 100 classic and new PSP games, including the much delayed Gran Turismo Mobile will be available at launch. It’s unknown if downloadable PsOne games fit into the 100+ figure. Owners of archaic UMD media might be able to rip their games at store kiosks, maybe. 1up says Sony plans to release the PSP Go! in Japan this September with a domestic release one or two months later.


If a revised PSP exists, given all the chatter one probably does, there are so many questions to ask. Does the PSP Go! have more RAM/faster processor/better hardware? Will there be exclusive games? Can current PSP owners download games for the PSP Go! and play them on an older model?


E3 is just a few weeks away. Rumors like this should make this E3 2009 a memorable one.

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