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New PS3 Slim 12 GB Model Coming in October Says German Retailer


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97w ago - Following up on our previous PS3 Slim Model (CECH-4000 / CECH-4001x) and PS3 Slim (CECH-4000 / CECH-4011x) articles, today European site GameReactor (linked above) reports of a new 12 GB PS3 Slim console coming in October, 2012 according to a German online retailer.

While pricing isn't confirmed yet, the upgraded flash memory PlayStation 3 consoles are expected to cost slightly more than the current generation models. Below are the details, to quote:

"A German online retailer confirmed via Facebook that in October a new PS3 with 12GB of flash memory will appear. More information on the console has not been provided.

It was speculated long ago that Sony would release a new version of the PS3. Sources are indicating that this PS3 will possibly have an even smaller box than the PS Slim, meaning a new ultra-slimline design is on the way. We're also expecting a hike in price, although no figures are available.

Sony's German PR chief Guido Alt commented that he knew nothing of the existence of such a console, when questioned by Gamereactor. But with Tokyo Game Show just around the corner, and with Sony holding a press conference next Wednesday, we'll likely know more in the very near future."






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#39 - PS3 News - 97w ago
Apparently these new ones are 12 GB models, the 16 GB ones were reported on awhile back HERE though.

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#38 - niwakun - 97w ago
weird, somewhere else says 16gb and here says 12gb. I dont know who were telling the accurate information.

But still, the thing about how the disc loaded on the system is still unknown, someone says its bay load while someone says it's top load. But I cant see a Eject Button anywhere for top loading so, im still clueless.

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#37 - krystal - 106w ago
I don't like how the top of the New PS3 Slim looked. I also don't like the top loading. Though I do like the size.

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#36 - drphuz - 106w ago
Man what a cheap looking piece of $crap$ this looks like. I can't wait to go over to one of me mates houses and laugh at them when they get this one! Makes the launch model look like a freakin Ferrari! Probably won't be able to upgrade HD, and I'm seriously surprised that they didn't get rid of USB. The top loading disc looks cheap! I almost guarantee the 16gb model is to rival the xbox360 4gb model.

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#35 - dmouse92 - 106w ago
Nice news

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