Smaller, Lighter PlayStation 3 Unveiled at Tokyo Game Show

New model is approximately 20% smaller and 25% lighter than the current PS3

Sony has taken the opportunity of Tokyo Game Show 2012 to introduce the games industry to its new PlayStation 3 hardware. This latest iteration of the console is approximately 20% smaller and 25% lighter than the current PS3. Well ahead of the holidays, models with 250GB and 500GB HDDs will be available this fall.



The 250GB PS3 will be available on September 25th for $269.99 as part of a limited edition bundle featuring Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Game of the Year Edition and a voucher for more than $30 worth of bonus digital content for the digital title, Dust 514


Uncharted 3: Game of the Year Edition includes 12 new multiplayer maps, over 40 multiplayer skins, Fort Co-Op Adventure, and Shade Survival Mode. It will also be available as a standalone title on September 25th for $39.99 (MSRP).

Dust 514 is an exclusive free-to-play massively multiplayer shooter. Set in, and integrated with, the massive universe of EVE Online.

The new 500GB PS3 will be available in a limited edition bundle on October 30th in conjunction with the release of Assassin’s Creed III.

via PlayStation.Blog


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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