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[ENG] Sony drops PS3 price to $250 in US, €250 in Europe

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Sony just wrapped its Gamescon 2011 keynote with this juicy nugget: base PlayStation 3 models will run you just $250 in the US, €250 in Europe, and ¥24,980 in Japan.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/08/16/s...250-in-europe/
 
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post #2 of 65
Now I really want to buy one...

I'll probably wait if the PS4 comes out in 2 years or less.

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Are exchange rates really that difficult to understand? I feel so sorry for Europe.
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Are exchange rates really that difficult to understand? I feel so sorry for Europe.
This.

Sony, just because the numbers are the same, doesn't mean they are worth the same.

Its just 250/(exchange rate)
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yeah 250€ is like 360$
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What about Australia sony you tight bastards?

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post #7 of 65
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lol

The only reason I want a PS3 again is for GT5 but I'm not willing to budge until it's below 200 here in the U.S.
With that outlook, I'll most likely be waiting for the PS3 emulator.
post #8 of 65
Obviously the EU version is more expensive because its better.

meh who am i kidding
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post #9 of 65
I hate Europe... I myself am moving to US soon because of all of this it's just total ripoff >< Can't wait to order something from Newegg without paying double the price
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post #10 of 65
Of course us Europeans get screwed over again -.-

EVERY freaking electronic device has the exact same price tag just with switched currency symbols...

$199 => €199


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