Sony has unveiled a new PlayStation 3 at the Tokyo Game Show. Now it is smaller and lighter than the previous one. Tokyo Game Show is an intresting event for gamers all over. And this time we have a new, refreshed console. PS3 is considered as one of the best gaming console. I totally agree.
The new model is approximately 20% smaller and 25% lighter han its predecessor. The new PS will be available in two different models one having a 250GB HDD and another 500GB HDD.
The console will come with two different colours namely Charcoal Black and Classic White. The black one will be out in Japan on October 4th, and the white on November 22nd.
Here’s the announcement about the launch dates and prices by THE VERGE: ‘In North America, the 250GB console will be available September 25th and be priced at $269.99. It will come as part of a “limited edition” bundle that includes the “game of the year” edition of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and a credit for $30 worth of content for the game Dust 514. The 500GB version will be available on October 30th for $299.99, and will also feature a limited bundle, coming packed with a copy of Assassin’s Creed 3. In PAL territories there will be a PlayStation 3 with 12GB of flash memory available on October 12th for 229 Euros. The 500GB console will be available for 299 Euros on September 28th. In Japan the 250GB will sell for 24,900 Yen and the 500GB will sell for 29,800 Yen, both available October 4th.’
PlayStation Blog further tells us about the offers. The 250GB PS3 will be available on September 25th for $269.99 (MSRP) as part
of a limited edition bundle featuring UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception: Game of the Year Edition and a voucher for more than $30 worth of bonus digital content for the highly acclaimed digital title, DUST 514. This bundle offers more than $70 in total combined value.
Well, I haven’t heard about 160GB and 320GB versions. For further details about the product visit the official PlayStation blog.