Sony Delays Skype on PSP in Japan

by admin January 24, 2008 at 5:50 pm

Although Sony planned to roll out Skype VoIP support for its PSP game systems in Japan this month, plans are now on hold as the company retools its microphones.

Sony Computer Entertainment had announced with much fanfare that it was planning to bring Skype VoIP voice communication services to its PSP line of handheld gaming devices in Japan; the feature would potentially give the PSP a needed edge on the unstoppable portable gaming juggernaut that is the Nintendo DS. However, now the company has delayed Skype for the PSP in Japan indefinitely because the two microphones the company planned to offer for use with the service don’t meet Skype’s specs.

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