250 GB PS3 Headed to North American Retail

250 GB PS3 Headed to North American Retail


Sony PlayStation 3 Marketing Manager Kim Nguyen revealed that North America is slated to receive a standalone PS3 console that boasts a 250 GB hard drive for $349.99.

The new 250 GB PS3 is set to hit store shelves on November 3, 2009, just in time for the holiday rush. If you’d like to follow the company line, as posted on the PlayStation Blog, check out the text below.

Press Release:

NEW 250GB PlayStation 3 System Available November 3

Posted by Kim Nguyen // Marketing Manager, PLAYSTATION 3

Hi everyone! Since we launched the slimmer, lighter 120GB PS3 system, we’ve sold one million units worldwide within the first three weeks. We know that all of you are really making use of the PS3’s hard drive, as more than 600 million pieces of content have been downloaded from PlayStation Network. But if you are the ultimate digital consumer craving a bigger hard drive, we have the perfect solution for you.

Today, we announced the availability of a new PS3 system with a 250GB hard drive hitting store shelves on November 3. The PS3 250GB system has the same slim look, feel and features as the 120GB system, but with a 250GB built-in hard drive for $349.99. With the new, larger capacity, you’ll have even more room to store your favorite games, movies/TV shows, music, photos and PlayStation Network downloads.

We’ve been saying it for a while now—this year we’ll see the best software lineup to date. What better way to enjoy your PS3 than by playing some of this season’s exclusive PS3 titles such as UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves, Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time, and PlayStation Network downloads like PixelJunk Shooter, Gravity Crash, and Hustle Kings. In addition to the huge software lineup available this holiday, there are 2,300 movies available to download from the PlayStation Network’s video delivery service, with a third of those movies available in full high-definition.

As always, we look forward to hearing your feedback and enjoy!

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