Sony Spotlights Films for Europe PSP Launch; Signs Anchor Bay

Sony PSP has sold about 100,000 pre-recorded movies till now, according to the company and now for its European launch in Sept, it will have 20 video games and 10 films on sale. Paramount, Buena Vista, Fox, Universal and Sony Pictures itself will publish titles for PSP.

The 100,000 movies Sony has sold on specially formatted discs do not include copies of “Spiderman 2,” which were bundled with many of the PSPs.

In related news in U.S., independent supplier Anchor Bay Entertainment plans to release its first six movies for the PSP on Aug. 23. Each will have a suggested retail price of $19.98.