One cannot underestimate the impact video games have had on Nigerian youths of today. It has not just formed an integral part of their lives, it has also influenced a lot of things, including the way they think, approach problems and analyse challenges. While the world has been moved with the invention of several video gaming consoles that operates dependently on Televisions and electricity, the invention of a portable and easily mobile video game has wowed all game lovers.
Game developers are relentless in their quest to continually bring the best of technology and innovation in creating games that are both intriguing, relevant and most importantly, comfortable and playable anywhere. With these in mind, Sony, one of the godfathers of gaming consoles, came up with a fascinating 4portable playstation gaming console, called PSP. Although PSP isn’t the first portable video games invented, it is the first high tech video game and remains one of the most popular, most sold and most rated portable video games in the gaming market today.
PlayStation Portable: What Makes It Interesting?
It isn’t just about its portable size, its top class design almost equals the mother Playstation gaming console in style, feature and control. PSP marked a revolution of portable games in the world and as expected, Nigerians have embraced this since it was introduced to the market. The PSP is more than just a portable gaming console; it is a portable machine that offers lots of extra functionalities. This portable playstation enables you to play various video games, watch movies, listen to music and lots more; all within your comfort.
PSP signals the arrival of the next generation of portable video games. It represents the first portable console system to support high definition, meaning that portable video games have simply never looked as good and as functional as they do on PSP. This portable Playstation combines implausible graphics, excellent sound supports for every game, easily accessible online options, and other amazing top rated features.
PSP Prices in Nigeria (Brand New)
Despite PSP’s incredible features and easy mobility and portability, the gaming console is incredibly cheap. With PSP, Sony has made affordable a gaming console that is not only highly functional but also amazingly top class. At the moment, PSP remains the most sold portable video games in Nigeria. While Sony have constantly improved on the overall quality of PSP over the years, the console remains relatively affordable.
PSP can be purchased directly from Sony offices or other distributers around the country. They can also be purchased from popular online stores and gaming shops. Brand new PSP are still readily available in different storage sizes, hard disk drive sizes and various types and upgrades. The List below shows the prices of some brand new PSP in Nigeria.
- PSP GO: N25, 000 – N45, 000
- PSP 3000: N23, 000 – N40, 000
- PSP E1000: N20, 000 – N30, 000
It should be noted that the heavy variation in prices is as a result of certain factors which include the size of hard disk drive, the installed and installable games in the console, general accessory included, and other similar factors. The location where the game is purchased also matters. While Sony PSP consoles are cheaper in Sony stores around the country, they could be more expensive in online stores.
It is advisable to buy PSP consoles and other Sony gaming consoles directly from Sony stores in Nigeria. This not only guarantees quality; you have the liberty to return the consoles for fixing whenever it develops issues. Also, credible games, apart from the ones already installed on the console, can be installed directly from the Sony store with little or no charges.
Used PSP Prices in Nigeria
With the way Sony designed PSP, purchasing a fairly used, whether foreign or local, is always never a bad idea, provided the condition of the console is still top notch. Given the quality, durability and ruggedness of the portable gaming console, you can only expect to get almost the same quality in a used PSP just like as in brand new, although it might have lost some freshness and sleekness. Regardless, the class remains intact and a fortune can be saved buying the fairly used version. The list below shows various prices of locally and foreign used PSP in Nigeria.
- PSP Go: N15, 000 – N30, 000
- PSP 1000: N15, 000 – N30, 000
- PSP E3000: N10, 000 – N25, 000.
- PSP Go: N12, 000 – N30, 000
- PSP 1000: N10, 000 – N30, 000
- PSP E3000: N7, 000 – N18, 000
The variation in prices is strictly as a result of some factors which include the general condition of the console, the year of production, the general accessory included, the games on the console, and other relative factors.
PlayStation Portable: Things You Should Know About the Gaming Console
Since the launch of PSP in late 2004, the gaming console has been widely regarded as one of the most powerful portable gaming system to ever be produced. The Japan-made gaming console boasts of terrific features that guarantee amazing gaming experience with over 700 games available for the console. The Universal Media Disc has a lot of memory space, thereby allowing the PSP have movies. The PSP can also connect to PS3 as a sort of remote control for movie playback and downloading contents.
At the moment, there are 5 various versions of the PSP, the PSP-1000 (also known as the PSP fat), PSP-2000 (slim and light edition), PSP-3000 (bright and light edition), PSP –Go and PSP-E1000. PSP comes equipped with diverse input and output connectors such as USB 2.0, 802.11b Wireless LAN which provide connectivity to various devices in the home and to the wireless network outside. The PSP features a top-quality TFT LCD that displays full colour (16.77 million colours) on a 480 x 272 pixel high-resolution screen. It also comes complete with the basic functions of a portable player such as built-in stereo speakers, exterior headphone connector, brightness control and sound mode selection. Keys and controls inherit the same operability of PlayStation 1,2,3 and 4, familiar to players all over the world.