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Sony Raises PSP Downloadable Prices On PlayStation Store
Sony Raises PSP Downloadable Prices On PlayStation Store
June 13, 2008 | By Brandon Boyer, Matt Matthews

June 13, 2008 | By Brandon Boyer, Matt Matthews
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In its most recent update to its PC-accessible PlayStation Store, Sony has raised prices on a number of its downloadable PSP titles an average of $1 to $6, with one game, Sony's Gangs of London, increasing by $11.

The price increases were primarily limited to premium PSP titles being republished on the PlayStation Store, with many PlayStation Network exclusive downloadable titles keeping their original prices. Only one title, The Con, saw a price drop of $10 to $9.99.

The full list of price changes is as follows, compared to prices taken from a week prior:

Prices up:
Gangs of London $11.99 up to $22.99 (+$11)
Kingdom of Paradise $10.99 to $16.99 (+$6)
Ape Escape: On the Loose $9.99 to $15.99 (+$6)
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee $10.99 to $15.99 (+$5)
WipeOut Pure $10.99 up to $15.99 (+$5)
SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo $10.99 to $15.99 (+$5)
Twisted Metal: Head-On PSP $14.99 to $15.99 (+$1)
LocoRoco $21.99 to $22.99 (+$1)

Prices same:
Syphon Filter: Combat Ops stayed same at $9.99
Beats stayed same at $4.99
Ape Quest Bundle stayed same at $19.99
Go! Puzzle stayed same at $5.99
The Cryptics (digital comic) stayed same at $2.99
flOw stayed same at $7.99
echochrome stayed same at $9.99
SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 2 stayed same at $15.99

Prices dropped:
The Con $19.99 dropped to $9.99 (-$10)


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Hoby Van Hoose
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When inventory is not a factor, prices should only go down from their introduction price.. just because the market may bear price hikes doesn't mean it's a good business practice.


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