Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

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Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by nightwheel » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:00 pm

http://kotaku.com/5339968/sony-announce ... -september" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

After all the rumors, we finally have it. And it's coming super quick. Sony said it would be available in all regions by September 11'th. It will have the same features and functions, come with a 120 gb drive. It will also be 33 percent smaller, 36 percent lighter.

With a Price of $299 in the states, 299 euros in Europe, and 29980 yen in Japan
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Re: Sony Announces Slim PS3!!

Post by DopestKidEva » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:05 pm

I guess I'll sell my ps3.
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PS3 slim announced!

Post by Dessel » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:21 pm

And may the epicness shine forth from portables made with this system!

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by eagle5953 » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:31 pm

Merged duplicate topics...

34% less power use, according to Joystiq.

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by bicostp » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:09 pm

So it only needs 2/3 of a nuclear reactor? :lol:

Honestly I'm surprised they kept the slot/tray-load Blu-Ray drive. Maybe they think they still want it to feel like an upscale device, and snap-in drives feel cheaper? (They almost certainly would be cheaper in the long run...) Or maybe they just haven't developed a top-loading Blu-Ray drive yet.

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by HotDog-Cart » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:24 pm

Eh, i'll keep my ps3. The only difference is this thing is smaller and less energy using :P No need to sell and then buy it. xD
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Since PS3 Slim Is Comming Out...

Post by davidthefat » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:30 pm

Anyone wanna portableize THAT? Its smaller, so Im assuming easier and less energy output too

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by Zeturi » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:50 pm

http://kotaku.com/5340085/ps3-slims-pic ... s/gallery/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Looks like no linux though...
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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by J.D » Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:04 pm

If I can't play my PS1 and PS2 games on it, screw it.

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by jones » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:22 pm

I'm curious to see one in person as the picture don't make it look like anything special. Not that the original is sexy or anything, but there was a certain sleekness to it with the glossy finish.

At any rate this is one hell of a deal! For a mere $50 beyond the cost of a Wii you get a hi-def gaming system with a 120GB hard drive, Blu-ray, built-in ethernet, a decent online service, and a growing number of great exclusive games.

For anyone who was previously on the fence, I don't see a point in waiting any longer.

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by Zeturi » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:47 pm

Well guess what? 40gb PS3s go for 229 used at Gamestop, where I just got back from. So I bet craigslist is gonna get a good amount of ps3s for 200! Hells yes! :D
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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by HotDog-Cart » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:48 pm

Nice. Phat PS3's are now listed at $300 in Canada on bestbuy.ca and futureshop.ca. $100 discount.

Although, unfortunatly for you in the US, bestbuy.com still has their old PS3's at $400.

Edit: Haha, The store I work at sells:

Used PS3 80 GB: $220 CAD
Used 360 20 GB: $189 CAD
Used Wii: $200 CAD

Haha, so cheap. Yey

I still remember when we had 360 Arcades for like $120. I just wonder how much a 20 or 40 gb ps3 would be, if we had one. :P Very cheap.

Be ready for cheap used PS3's at stores near you guys.
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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by Metallica Man X » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:03 pm

Kewl. Maybe now I'll have a reason to buy a PS3 now that it's no longer cumbersom..and much cheaper :)
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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by jones » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:15 pm

So why would someone sell their old PS3 just to buy one of these new ones?

There's no reason I can think of other than if someone thinks this new PS3 is the most amazing looking piece of hardware ever built.

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Re: Sony Announces PS3 Slim!!

Post by nevermind1534 » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:31 pm

For the same reason that everybody went out and bought a DS lite.
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