- In proof that the last-gen PlayStation 2 is still alive and kicking, Sony today announced that it will release an all-new limited edition Cinnabar Red colored PS2 model on July 3 in Japan.
Priced at 16,000 yen, the package will include one slim PS2 unit coupled with an integrated power supply and DualShock 2 controller.
Press Release: Tokyo, June 3, 2008 - Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) responsible for business operations in Japan, announced today that it would introduce PlayStation®2 in a new color "Cinnabar Red" (SCPH-90000 CR), on Thursday, July 3, 2008, at a recommended retail price of 16,000 yen (including tax) as a limited offer for the Japanese market.
Since its launch in November 2007, the new PlayStation 2 (SCPH-90000 series) system has been highly successful gaining enthusiastic support from a broad range of users. The internal architecture of the system has been completely overhauled for this series resulting in lighter weight, and by adopting a built-in AC adapter, users' convenience to enjoy various entertainment contents anywhere at home has been further enhanced.
More and more exciting new software titles continue to be released for PlayStation 2 from third party licensees as well as from Sony...