219w ago - Last week Sony announced that several new PlayStation 3 250GB bundles will be hitting Europe, and today ElectronicTheatre (linked above) received confirmation on the UK retail pricing for them.
To quote: "The recently revealed 250GB PlayStation 3 will arrive in Europe this Thursday, October 1st 2009, and today the official UK Recommended Retail Price (RRP) and package contents have been revealed.
In addition to the FIFA 10 and Need for Speed SHIFT bundles announced last week, the 250 GB PlayStation 3 will be available as a stand alone unit from October 1st with an RRP of £299.99. The standard package comes bundled with a Wireless DUALSHOCK 3 Controller, an AC Power Cord (or Euro-AV cable, where applicable), an AV cable and a USB Cable, along with the new, small PlayStation 3 model.
Twelve of the fifteen retailers Electronic Theatre contact proposed their own bundles, or a reduced retail price of around £285. The 120GB PlayStation 3 retails with an RRP of £249.99 in the UK."
219w ago - Earlier today we reported news of an upcoming Final Fantasy 13 PS3 Bundle that was announced at TGS 2009.
Now Sony has sent out two Press Releases (first is linked above) confirming a FIFA 10 and Need for Speed Shift 250GB PS3 bundle for Europe (and South Africa, at R4400), and also another confirming a SingStar Motown, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time and EyePet PS3 250GB bundles.
For those interested, the Press Releases are available below as well:
Press Release (EU): Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Announces Bundles for PlayStation 3 with 250GB Hard Disk Drive
24/09/2009 10:17 - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced a line-up of PlayStation¬®3 (PS3™) bundles for the holiday season, consisting of a PS3 with a 250GB hard disc drive (HDD) and one of a selection of software and content, including FIFA 10 and Need for Speed™ Shift. The bundles will be available throughout retail in Europe October 2009
Following the great success of the new, smaller, 120GB PS3, which sold over 1m units worldwide in its first three...
Sony of Japan has just announced the very first 250GB PS3 bundle at this year's Tokyo Game Show.
For ¥41,600 (versus ¥29,980 yen for the standard Japanese PS3), gamers in Japan will receive a limited edition Final Fantasy XIII console with a 250GB HDD and lightning across the the body.
The PS3 normally ships with a 120GB hard drive, but the 250GB version has been rumored ever since the FCC leak. It will be available for purchase in Japan on December 17, 2009.
To quote: "Sony is taking advantage of its exclusivity of Final Fantasy XIII in Japan by introducing a new bundle. For 41600 yen, Japanese gamers will get a special limited edition system with Lightning (the main character, not the weather condition) printed on the body. It'll be available for purchase on 12/17 (so importers, get ready!).
Today, Engadget (linked above) is reporting news that a FIFA 2010 PS3 250GB Bundle is set to debut in Spain this October.
To quote: "We're circling in on a 250GB PS3 Slim, and this time it's made an appearance at Spanish retailer GAME with an October 8th release date and a copy of Euro-centric FIFA 2010 along for the ride.
No pricetag or box shot, but we like where this is headed all the same."