Sony Likely Planning Pay Online Service, PSP Follow-Up

Gaming blog VG247 sleuthed a couple of tidbits of Sony’s plans to grab some more money from loyal customers. According to the site’s sources, the company wants to institute a $50 a year premium online service, possibly giving subscribers a downloadable game a month if they pay a monthly fee. Thankfully Sony won’t go the Xbox Live route and gouge players to play online.

Also coming is the PSP’s successor, which may have a touch screen, two cameras and half the processing power of the PS3. The device could hit shelves late this year or early 2011.

Gamers, what would Sony’s online service need to provide to get you to part with $50 a year? And are you interested in a touch-screen PSP2?

Premium PSN plans for E3 reveal, to cost “less than £50 per year” [VG247]
PSP2: Touch-screen, two cameras, games for “end 2010, beginning 2011″ [VG247 via Destructoid]