Today at Sony's Japanese, the company announced a price drop for its PSP-3000 — the PlayStation Portable will now cost ¥16,800 (US$185) in The Land of the Rising Sun, starting October 1.
Keep in mind, in the US, the PSP-3000 is $169 in the US, while the PSPgo is $249.
In Japan, the PSP-3000 is currently priced at ¥19,800 (US$219). With the price drop, the monetary difference between the PSP-3000 and PSPgo is around a hundred bucks. Think about it.