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PS2 Modem.......When is this thing going to be available? (1 Viewer)

Michael D. Bunting

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I thought it was going to be out when Madden 2002 was released?
I don't know anyhting else about this add on modem? Are there any places online where I can get info?
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Andre F

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Does anynone know if this is going to support broadband and regular modem connections? If so then I better get started running wire through my ceiling.
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BrianB

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Does anynone know if this is going to support broadband and regular modem connections?
Yes.
At E3, Sony announced the North American release would be a 'two in one' deal - you'll get a BBA & regular modem in the one unit.
Interesting fact: they've just announced in Europe you'll get the harddrive unit 'free' for subscriping longterm to the upcoming "Sony Network" for the PS2...
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Michael St. Clair

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Interesting fact: they've just announced in Europe you'll get the harddrive unit 'free' for subscriping longterm to the upcoming "Sony Network" for the PS2...
...which could easily be a complete ripoff like the MSN deal is for many people. Still interesting, though.
 

Morgan Jolley

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In Japan, the modem (with both connection types) was sold together with the HDD for $150 or $145 (external and internal, respectively). In America, the modem is internal and should be around $40. The HDD comes out later at an unannounced price, but I'm hoping its $100 or less.
The Sony Network idea is more like the Sega.net idea than MSN. Those who subscribed to Sega.net got a free DC and keyboard/mouse.
 

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