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    Cool PS3 Gets Smaller and Lighter - Its Official

    So the rumors was true!


    PlayStation 3 offers the ultimate in gaming and home entertainment at brilliant value for money, and it’s now available in an eye-catching smaller, lighter new design.
    Available from 28th September 2012, the new PS3 system comes with a whopping 500GB of storage and will be closely followed by a wallet-friendly 12GB version. The 500GB will launch as a bundle with FIFA 13 for around €299.99, with the 12GB priced around €229.99 standalone, and owners of the 12GB model will be able to connect a 5 inch SATA internal hard drive with use of an official Mounting Bracket, or opt for purchase of an official PlayStation 250GB internal HDD. So whether you’re after instant access to memorable, fun-packed evenings with the family, or want to load up your system with tons of fantastic entertainment, we’ve got the right PS3 for you.

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    To tie in with the launch, we are introducing PS3 Essentials, providing the best of PlayStation 3 at the greatest value yet. With a wide range of titles available, from Assassins Creed: Brotherhood to Sports Champions, there is truly something for everyone (see full list below).
    These great games will be available at retail for around €19.99, with many titles available to download from PlayStation Store from around €14.99 (titles marked with an *).
    So, with all the great games and features you love now wrapped up in a sleek new design, there’s never been a better time to get your hands on PlayStation 3.


    1st Party Titles:
    Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune*
    Resistance Fall of Man
    inFAMOUS*
    Motorstorm
    Heavenly Sword
    MAG*
    God of War III
    LittleBig Planet*
    Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction
    ModNation Racers*
    Sports Champions*
    EyePet & Friends
    Start The Party!
    DanceStar Party!
    Medieval Moves*
    Move Fitness*
    The Fight*
    3rd Party Titles:
    Assassin’s Creed II*
    Assassin’s Creed*
    Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood*
    Far Cry 2*
    Prince of Persia*
    Driver San Francisco*
    Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas 2*
    James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game*
    Prince of Persia – The Forgotten Sands*
    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood*
    Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2*
    Brothers In Arms: Hell’s Highway
    Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution*
    Tomb Raider: Underworld*
    Just Cause 2*
    Sniper: Ghost Warrior
    Tekken 6
    SEGA Mega Drive: Ultimate Collection
    Sonic Unleashed
    Virtua Fighter 5
    Darksiders: Wrath Of War*
    Homefront: Ultimate Edition*

    SOURCE: http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2012/...er/#more-84598

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    Cool thanks for the news update. This looks like a sweet deal.


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    Default New superslim PS3 Unveiled

    At Sony’s Tokyo Game Show press conference, the much-rumored new model of PlayStation 3 was confirmed. And while there are a couple of pictures in the original story we wrote, we now have many more images to show off.

    First, the new PS3 in its classic black color:







    Sleeker and slimmer, the new PS3 comes in "charcoal black," but Japan gets the super-special "classic white" option. Sony says that the internal volume and weight of the new PS3 is less than half of the original system. It's 20 percent and 25 percent less volume/weight compared to the current PS3 Slim.

    Different regions will see different versions of the systems along with different prices.

    North America

    250GB - $269 (Uncharted 3/Dust 514 Bundle) - September 25th
    500GB - $299 - October 30th

    Europe and PAL Territories

    Flash Memory 12GB - 229 Euros, AUD $299.95, NZD $399.95 - October 12th (September 27th AU, October 18th NZ)
    500GB - 299 Euros, AUD $399.95, NZD $519.95 - September 28th (September 27th ANZ)

    Japan

    250GB - 24,900 Yen - October 4th
    500GB - 29,800 Yen - October 4th

    What's that Uncharted 3/Dust 514 bundle all about? Well, you get Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception and a voucher for more than $30 worth of bonus content for Dust 514.

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    If my slim keeps giving me issues I might replace it with one of these, as long as I can copy all my saves and stuff over.
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    Default New superslim PS3 Unveiled

    My slim has been getting louder and louder over the past few days, and making weird "clacking" noises. So it's definitely time I buy a new PS3 before it goes, this announcement was perfect news .

    And can I just say, the new slim looks damn sexy!

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    I think I've just found my new Blue-Ray player. As always, patience has paid off.

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    Ah, I believe Christmas is going to be a good one this year :P minemineminemine!
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    Not digging it myself, I prefer my regular slim.

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    hmmmm someone link the comparison with the other ps3 please


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    Quote Originally Posted by weakest_link View Post
    hmmmm someone link the comparison with the other ps3 please
    Don't think there is really any comparisons out yet.
    the best I can find atm is: The new PS3 Slim will be 50% smaller than the original PlayStation 3 console, and 25% smaller than the first version of the PS3 Slim.
    and of course the 2 different sizes 500gb and 12gb.

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