Printed from http://www.electronista.com

French retailer says slim PS3, price cut due Sept.

updated 02:50 pm EDT, Mon August 10, 2009

French Slim PS3 Rumor

French gaming social media site JVN today claimed to have confirmed Sony's slim PlayStation 3 through contacting an unnamed retailer in the country. The source says wholesalers expect the thinner, redesigned model in September and that it should drop exactly 100 Euros to 300. These new systems would come "naked," or without games, but stores haven't been told what's included in the hardware itself; most rumors have a 120GB hard drive as stock.

Rumors of the sort correspond with earlier claims that the new PS3 would be unveiled next week at Germany's gamescom expo and that it would all but replace existing 80GB and 160GB PS3s, whose supplies would be cleared out in the weeks ahead of the release. US pricing in this view would drop from a minimum $400 to $300.

Microsoft is believed to be preempting that move by replace Xbox 360 Pros with Elites and most likely cut the Elite price to at least the Pro's $300 level. [via Joystiq]



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS

Every computer with a microphone or headphone port has one -- a digital to analog converter (DAC). There are nearly as many chipsets a ...

D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug

Home automation fans have been getting their fair share of gadgets and accessories in the last few years. Starting with light bulbs, a ...

Razer Kraken Pro headset

Gaming headphones are a challenge to get right, for a long list of reasons that are unique to the consumer buying them. Some shoppers ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News