Sony Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker W252 Walkman Announced

Sony is launching a new limited edition walkman called the Sony W252. The new walkman is themed around the new Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker game that is launching on the PSP and PSP Go.

The W252 walkman has been designed with a camouflage design and has a number of features all relating to the new MGS game as follows…

* Wearable, water resistant MP3 player with unique camouflage finish
* Exclusive limited edition of WALKMAN® W252 MP3 player
* Unique camouflage finish
* Six pre-installed music tracks from METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER soundtrack
* Special in-carton code unlocks original designed characters
* Iconic past WALKMAN® models appear in METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER(KONAMI) game play as collectible items

Set in the 1970s, the storyline of METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER provides an extra treat for fans of the legendary personal music player. During game play you can collect iconic WALKMAN® models from the past, including the first-ever cassette-based WALKMAN® that made its debut in 1979.

Designed for today’s active lifestyles, the WALKMAN® W252 is the first wire-free MP3 player from Sony that resists rain splashes or the sweat of a gruelling gym session. After exercising, just rinse under the tap or even keep listening during a post-workout shower.

The new Sony MGS W252 is launching in June this year although no pricing has been provided yet. For a complete run-down of technical specs the press release can be found here.

Some of the basics include 2GB of storage, IPx5 water resistance and a quick 3 minute charge to provide 90 minutes of playback.

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