Sony's first move: Cut current PS3 to $299?
Will Sony announce a new PS3 at the Gamescom Expo in Germany? Maybe. But it may cost more than people think.
With rumors flying that Sony will make some sort of PS3-related announcement tomorrow at the Gamescom Expo in Cologne, Germany, we've been going over possible scenarios here at CNET in New York.
If you've been
The reality is that Sony needs to cut the price on current systems to make room for anything new that might be coming out. So while it could announce a new PS3 in Cologne, it might actually cost the same as current systems but feature, say, a higher-capacity hard drive (160GB). Just as importantly, the current 80GB system would get the price chop to $299.
This scenario would be similar to what we saw when Sony announced the
Of course, I could be completely wrong, but I'm going to stick my neck out and say that if anything goes down on Tuesday, it's going to start with a price cut on the current console.
Anybody else want to make a different call?