New Playstation 3 model revealed at TGS

 

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During this year’s TGS( Tokyo Game Show), Sony took the opportunity to unveil the new Playstation 3 model. it’s scheduled to be released later this year. Here are the details and breakdown of the prices in each region.

North America

  • 250GB – $269 (Bundle Only) – September 25
    • Uncharted  3: Drake’s Deception: Game of the Year Edition
    • Voucher for more than $30 worth of bonus digital content for Dust 514.
  • 500GB – $299 – October 30

Europe

  • Flash Memory 12GB – 229 Euros - October 12
  • 500GB – 299 Euros – September 28

Japan

  • 250GB – 24,900 Yen – October 4
  • 500GB – 29,800 Yen – October 4

The new model is 20% thinner and 25% lighter than the current PS3 model.

In Playstation’s official blog, they revealed that the 500GB version will be bundled up with Assassin’s Creed 3, that’s scheduled to release on November 20. It’s a limited edition bundle though. In Europe, the 50GB version will be bundled with FIFA 13.

If you are planning to get yourself a new PS3, I suggest you wait for the release of the new model.

[Source: GameInformer, Playstation Blog US, Playstation Blog EU]