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Playstation 2 Drops to $99.99 to Woo New Gamers

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Mar 31, 2009 • References: blog.us.playstation and forbes
Sony has slashed the price of its Playstation 2 by 23% to $99.99 in a move to woo new gamers to the popular platform. Judging from a post on the official Playstation blog, Sony plans to attract new families and gamers under 10 with this price drop.

With 136 million units sold since 2000, the Playstation 2 is the world's most popular gaming system. From the looks of things, it seems that Sony is planning to maintain this title for as long as possible.