SCEA President and CEO jack Tretton has written on the US Playstation blog that their newly revealed PSP2 aka currently codenamed as “NGP” is designed to blur the lines between interactive entertainment and reality.
“Designed to blur the lines between interactive entertainment and reality, the NGP will offer Wi-Fi and 3G network connectivity. The 5-inch OLED front multi-touch display will bring brilliant images to life and the multi-touch pad on the rear will allow users to engage with the game and characters with a simple movement of their fingertips.”
He thinks that the NGP will redefine industry standards and raise the bar for consumer expectations for what portable gaming can deliver, “With NGP we carry on this rich history of redefining industry standards and raising the bar for consumer expectations for what portable gaming can deliver,”
He mentioned that the services that are specifically creted for the NGP will be available on PSN, “Additionally, services created specifically for NGP will be available on PlayStation Network. These services are designed help users take their gameplay, as well as interaction with other gamers, to new levels.”
Tretton thinks that with their NGP, 2011 is shaping up to be one of the biggest years for Sony, “I think you will agree that the incredible momentum behind PlayStation continues to grow with each passing year. While 2010 was record breaking thanks to an unsurpassed line-up of award winning AAA software, the introduction of 3D entertainment into millions of homes and the launch of our incredibly successful PlayStation Move motion controller, 2011 is already shaping up to be one of our biggest years yet.”
Source US PlayStation Blog