Rumor: Sony to debut PS3 Slim on August 18 in Germany
A Belgian blog is reporting that Sony will announce the new PS3 Slim on August 18, just prior to the opening of the Gamescom expo in Cologne, Germany.
No sooner had we written about reports that Sony would beon August 9, that two more PS3-related news items surfaced.
- A Belgian blog, RTLinfo, is reporting that Sony will soon be lowering the price on the European version of the PS3 from 399 euros to 299 euros (that bodes well for a $299 version of the U.S. PS3). At the same time, the site claims that Sony will introduce the PS3 Slim before the opening of Gamescom expo in Cologne, Germany, at a pre-event press conference on August 18.
- In more concrete news, Amazon today shaved $50 off the 160GB PS3 bundle, which includes Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. It now costs $449.99.