The PS2 Sheds Some Excess Weight

Sony has revealed that a new model of the PS2 is already available to buy is stores. However, most people will never know the difference has no changes have happened to the outside of the machine, and all external measurements are still exactly the same. The big changes for the new PS2, which goes by the product number SCPH-79000, is that the weight of the unit has been cut from 900 to 600 grams. The external power supply has also gone through a bit of shrinkage and has dropped from 350 to 200 grams. Sony have revealed that this reduction makes the console cheaper to produce, however no price drop for the console has been announced as of yet to pass these savings onto the consumer.