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Retail says new 80GB PS3s out in Europe this Friday

Despite the golden word of SCEE boss David Reeves, European online retailers are listing release dates for the new 80GB PS3s a week ahead of schedule. That means -- while the SKU was previously announced for an August 27 launch date -- online retailers such as Amazon UK and GAME suggest, nay...

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Australia gets new 80GB SKUs priced and dated

Everyone seems to be getting in on the new 80GB SKUs, including the Aussies. These new units, dubbed the new "core pack" set to replace the current 40GB machines, will feature double the storage space at no additional cost. Sony Australia confirms that the core pack is coming to Australia on August...

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New PlayStation 3 FCC filing found, likely 80GB

A new FCC filing has revealed the PlayStation 3 CECHL01. No details are provided, but the likely candidate is the recently-unveiled 80GB for $399 with no PS2 backwards compatibility (BC). All PS3 filings have followed the CECH_01 model -- i.e. CECHA01 is the original 60GB with full BC (check out...

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40GB stock running low in anticipation of new 80GB model

A new PS3 SKU will go to sale in Europe on August 27th. Already, the effects of the newly announced 80GB Core model has been affecting the sales stream of the 40GB model. According to HMV's commercial manager for games, stock of the 40GB model is dwindling as retailers prepare for the newly...

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80GB PS3 coming August 27 to Europe and Australia

The new 80GB PlayStation 3, which seems to lack even the partial PS2 compatibility of the previous 80GB console, is coming to Europe and Australia on August 27, according to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe chief David Reeves at an SCEE event earlier this week (via Gamespot). It will cost...

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80GB PS3, Platinum range to launch in PAL territories

The 80GB PS3 core pack will be launching in PAL territories on August 27th and will retail for €399 (£299). Again, this new 80GB model is identical to the current 40GB configuration, except for hard drive capacity and inclusion of a DualShock 3 controller. A Platinum range of PS3 games...

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PS3 Core 80GB $399.99 [update]

New core configuration this fall with 80GB hard drive. Same as the current 40GB SKU with twice the hard drive. This will also include a DualShock 3 controller. [Thanks, ajiezer!] ...

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Sony announces 80GB PS3 will be $399 in Sept.

At its E3 press conference today, Sony announced that, starting in September, the 80GB PS3 would be available for $399.99, down from the $499 Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle currently in place for the 80GB configuration. The newly priced 80GB system will be on par with "the current functionality of the...

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Snaaake? We ask Sony about 'limited-edition' MGS4 80GB PS3 supply

We've received numerous "tips" concerning the Metal Gear Solid 4 80GB PlayStation3 bundle and just how darned scarce it's become in the wilds of retail. We checked with Sony (full statement after the break) to find out when more shipments of the "limited-edition" bundle will be sneaking back into...

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Where to buy the Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle

Come Thursday, thousands of Americans will battle each other in retail stores around the country to get their hands on the new 80GB Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle. The package will include the game, a backwards-compatible 80GB system and a rumbling DualShock 3 controller. Each retailer will have its...

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