Sony announces PlayStation 3 pricedrop
Good news for everyone who hasn’t jumped ship onto the PS3, Sony has just dropped the price of the PlayStation 3 (the 160 GB version at least) to just $249. Elsewhere in the world that amounts to 24,980 yen in Japan and 249 Euros in Europe. The new pricing for the lowest end PlayStation 3 is now at par with the expected WiFi-only version of the PlayStation Vita.
The new pricing will take effect in August 18.
The 320 GB PS3 model will drop price to ¥29,980, $299 and 299 Euros.
Anyone looking forward to the Tales of Xillia PS3 bundle will enjoy the new pricing scheme as it releases on September 8. For U.S. territories, you get the inFAMOUS 2 bundle which includes includes a 320 GB PlayStation 3, a copy of inFAMOUS 2 and a 30-day membership to PlayStation Plus for just $299.Tags: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 3 Slim, PS3, PS3 Slim