Sony Bows New Bundle of Joy23 Jan, 2002 By: Hive News
Sony Computer Entertainment America has shipped the new PS One and Liquid Crystal Display (LC D) screen combo, a package that pairs the PS One game console and an LCD Screen for a suggested retail price of $199.99.
The addition of a screen is intended to make the platform more so fans can play almost anywhere without the need for a full-sized television. Bundling the two products gives $30 price break from purchasing the items separately. Consumers may purchase the products separately can still get the PS One for a suggested retail price of $99.99 and the LCD Screen for PS One for a suggested retail price of $129.99.
The bundle includes a PS One console; a 5-inch (diagonal) crisp resolution LCD Screen with adjustable brightness and sharpness; a Dual Shock analog controller; built-in stereo sound speakers; two mounting screws; an AC Adapter and an instruction manual.
Along with the new combo unit, Sony shipped a $39.99 car adapter for the device that will let gamers plug in and play on car trips. The adapter has a 10-foot cord runs directly from the back of the console into the automobile's cigarette lighter outlet.
Interest for both attachments has been keen since the platform's launch in October 2001, the manufacturer said, adding in the last three months, it has sold more than 1.3 million PS One game consoles and shipped more than 70,000 LCD screens for them.