The PSP Go launch is just around the corner, but instead of heavily promoting that Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is pushing the PSP-3000 with two new colors and eight bundles slated for this year.
Blossom Pink and a Turquoise Green handhelds will arrive in PAL territories this November.
Then there are eight PSP packs, most of which are simple bundles. The Gran Turismo Edition package is notable since it comes with a GT branded PSP, leather pouch, Gran Turismo PSP, and a code to download a white Corvette ZR1. Sony has not announced the Gran Turismo PSP or package for any territory other than Europe.
Here’s a list of all the PSP packs scheduled to come out to Europe.
· September: SQUARE ENIX, DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY® with Pearl White PSP
The heroes and villains of the FINAL FANTASY series collide in an epic war that threatens to tear the whole universe apart, in this magical, action-packed fighting blockbuster.
· October: EA SPORTS, FIFA 10 with Piano Black PSP
Gaming’s most famous and acclaimed football franchise is back for the new season with more players, more refined gameplay and more realism. Take your team all the way to the championships – wherever in the world you are – with FIFA 10 on PSP.
· October: Polyphony Digital, Gran Turismo® with PSP Gran Turismo Edition
Buckle up, take a deep breath and drive on amazing tracks around the globe in style with your very own GT branded PSP and leather pouch. With over 800 realistic dream cars to choose from, why not have one more and download an exclusive vehicle, the Corvette ZR1 in white using your free PlayStation®Network voucher also a part of this fantastic pack.
· October: Disney, Hannah Montana: Rock Out the Show with Lilac Purple PSP
In the first ever Hannah Montana game for PSP, fans can not only star in the show, they can also design a custom concert in each city they visit and rock the stage as they star as Hannah Montana performing 11 hit songs, including three new tracks. Players will also be able to style the band members and the back-up dancers with amazing fashions, hair-styles and accessories – and the whole pack also comes with a Memory Stick™ for players to save their designs and settings onto.
· Winter: Namco Bandai, TEKKEN®6 with Piano Black PSP
The King of Iron Fist Tournament returns in portable form with the largest line-up of fighters the Tekken series has ever seen. Each is equipped with deadly techniques, moves and combinations – who will you choose to fight your way to glory?
· November: Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines with Piano Black PSP
As Crusaders wage battle across the Holy Land, you must wage your own, covert war as an assassin named Altair. Your targets are the leaders of the Knights Templar; you must climb walls and move by stealth in order to find them, hunt them down and take them out.
– November: Sony Computer Entertainment, LittleBigPlanet with Turquoise Green PSP
Now, you can get creative with Sackboy everywhere you go. Explore the immersive world of LittleBigPlanet at home or on the move, running, swinging and leaping through a universe where you can move everything you touch and build whatever you like.
· November: Sony Computer Entertainment, InviZimals with Piano Black PSP
See where they are hiding – InviZimals invites you on a weird and wonderful hunt for the amazing creatures only visible through your PSP – hunt them with the game’s built-in sensor, creep up on them – and trap as many as possible!