Skype is a wonder. It's allows users to connect via the internet phone for free. The mass majority of people in Japan use the computer for Skype, sure. Let's see what numero two choice is.
Japan's RealWorld RealResearch polled slightly over one thousand of its members: 63.5 percent were male, 8.1 percent were teenagers, 17.5 percent in their twenties, 12.8 percent in their thirties, 28.8 percent in their forties, 19.5 percent in their fifties and 13.3 percent sixty-year-old and up.
Here's the gaming connection:
Q3: On what kinds of devices do you use Skype?
Computer: 97.2 percent Sony Playstation Portable (PSP): 6.6 percent Fixed-line telephone: 4.2 percent Basic mobile phone (Nokia, etc): 2.8 percent Skypephone (Skype-branded mobile phone): 1.9 percent Smartphone (iPhone, Windows Mobile, etc): 1.4 percent PDA, pocket PC: 0.0 percent Other: 0.5 percent
Oh how we wonder what that Other 0.5 percent is. Oh yes.
Sony brought Skype to the PSP early last year.
PSP second most popular platform for Skype in Japan [What Japan Thinks]