European PS2 launch delay confirmed.
After number of rumors sparked by European gaming and trade publications, today Sony confirmed that Playstation 2 launch will be delayed in Europe. The company stated that they wanted to do things the right way and it required more time. At the announcement, the official release date and the retail prices were told as well. The European PS2 will see the light on November 24th, almost a month after the US release date of October 26th.
The following are the retail prices for UK, Germany and France:
UK - 299 Pounds ($445)
Germany - 869 Deutsche Marks ($400)
France - 2990 Francs ($410)