We knew it was coming, exactly 2 years to the date of its original price drop the PS3 is once again getting a price cut, this time down to $249.99. Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House made the announcement at the conclusion of the Sony Press Conference.
On the PlayStation blog, SCEA CEO Jack Tretton shared more details. In North America, the 160 GB PS3 and the 320GB PS3 are now available for $249 and $299, respectively. There will also be a limited edition inFAMOUS 2 bundle “at participating retailers.” It” sell for $299 and includes a 320 GB PlayStation 3, a copy of inFAMOUS 2 and a 30-day membership to PlayStation Plus.
“The new price will make the PS3 more accessible than ever before, so there’s never been a better time to join PlayStation Nation,” said Tretton. “We know that while future-proof technology is important to you, content is still king — that’s why we continue to focus on bringing you exclusive “must have” titles that are unmatched by anything else on the market. With games like Resistance 3, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One and one of my personal favorites, Uncharted 3, all on the horizon, there’s a lot of great entertainment in store for you.”