We had already heard about PSP2 before and also Sony’s statement denying the existence of it. Now the rumors seem to surface again, thanks to IGN and their “several credible sources”. They say that the PSP2 aka PSP-4000 will pack a touchscreen display but will be graced with multi-touch technology. Now that’s interesting because Sony’s multi-touch aspirations could be in jeopardy considering Apple scoring the multi-touch patent.
When MCV asked a source close to Sony for the reply, he lashed back hard at IGN, really hard.
“Clearly, being a quiet time of year, many, what we thought to be credible websites, are making up stories about PSP2, and how it allows you to teleport across the globe, travel through time, and will be powered by the horns of baby rhinoceroses.
“Hopefully, you can sense a mild tone of sarcasm, which should hopefully indicate how ‘on the money’ IGN are. Needless to say, we don’t comment on rumour or speculation, but this is nonsense.”
This comment really shows the nastiness but if IGN’s source turns out to be true, Sony might have to bite its own words.