Play Station 3 gaming console – updated model
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Sony introduced slimmer and lighter updated model of Play Station 3 gaming console. It comes with 250GB or 500GB hard drives and in two colors.
Sony announced the upcoming release of a new version of PlayStation 3 gaming console. The new console is slimmer and lighter. Sony claims that the upgraded PlayStation 3 is 20% smaller and 25% lighter than current PlayStation 3 Slim model introduced in 2009.
The storage capacity of the device has been increased. CD-ROM slot of the Sony PlayStation 3 console replaced by a sliding panel with a top placing optical media.
Sales of the upgraded version of Sony Play Station 3 console will start on September 25. The console will be available in two colors black and white. Customers will also be able to select the hard drive capacity. Models with 250 or 500 GB of space will be available. Such amount of space allows install a number of games as well as keep the collection of music and videos on the hard drive of the console.
The cost of the device is $270 and $300 for 250GB and 500GB models respectively.
$270 model will be released in limited edition and include Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception game and a $30 credit for Dust 514 content. $300 model will be released later on October 30 and will come with Assassin’s Creed III game.
Sony has also promised to release a number of options and accessories such as holders for PS3. Shortly after the release of the new console Sony PlayStation Store will be updated making on-line shopping easier and more convenient.
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