New PlayStation 3 40GB Console
While the price of the PlayStation 3 60GB Console has fallen to around £350, Sony have also released a new model of the PS3 in Europe today. Priced £299.99, the PlayStation 3 40GB Console obviously has less storage on it's hard drive, but the main thing missing is backwards capabilities with PS2 games. (It also doesn't have SACD playback or the Memory Card Readers built-in to the PS3 60GB)
Sony have decided to discontinue production of the 60GB model. The aim is to lower production costs & offer a cheaper retail price with the PlayStation 3 40GB Console. So, if you want the 60GB version, get it now! Sony's official Press Release states: "Remaining on sale while stocks last, the 60GB..."
PS3 40GB will be launched in the US on 2nd November