Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Playstation 3 Price drops by $50



Yesterday it was announced that the Playstation 3's price is set to drop by $50.

This is great news for anyone who wants to buy one in time for christmas, however analysts are speculating that this could mean a possible release of Sony's next big console in the near future.

Of course, this is only a rumor at this point, and Sony could just be following in Nintendo's footsteps with the 3DS to step up sales of their console.

The reasoning behind this may be different though, due to the fact that Sony will be releasing a host of new titles in time for the holiday season if E3 is anything to go by. (They showcased the most titles out any of the console developers this year.)

This might mean that Sony hopes to make up any reduced profits with their games later this year.

Coupled with their recently announced, and graphically impressive new handheld console - "the Playstation Vita" which should be released this November, it could be the best year yet for Sony in terms of gaming sales.

The $50 price drop will apply to both the 160gb model and the 320gb model.

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