According to 1UP
, retailers have been telling Sony to change the PSP, or else they'll stop carrying the machine altogether. Shipments of the system plummeted about 72 percent
from the year before, with a meager 10,000 machines shipped to retailers last Fall. (Of course, the system has gained much more momentum
at the beginning of this year. Looking at hardware sales
, one can see that the PSP is still doing well--just not as well as the DS.)
Retailers have supposedly asked that Sony reduce the price of the PSP, but apparently, there's no plans for a price cut. At the Destination PlayStation
event for retailers, Sony announced something else that got retailers excited: what it is is unclear at this point.
The theories have ranged from new system colors
, new bundles
, to a new system redesign
. Hopefully, we'll see more when the PSP's second anniversary comes up on March 24th.