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Hi guys! I'm looking to buy a PS3 to catch up on all the exclusives I have missed before the PS4 comes out (as I have always been a Xbox guy). I'm wondering which bundle I should get.


There is the white PS3 with a 500 GB hard drive and free year of PS+, which I was very interested in. But its a super slim model and appears to have some issues with it?

There's also the red GoW bundle, and the uncharted 3 bundle



Which one do you reccomend?
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Which one do you reccomend?
I really dont recommend buying last gen console when new gen is here. smile.gif Unless you are on a budget and buying used. Sorry if this wasnt what you wanted to hear.
 
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That White Ps3 does look nice tho. The PS+ is good an all but not required, all you get is deals on games and game trials. but if your planning on getting the PS4 your PS+ will transfer over to the PS4 which is required to play online.

This 1 is not bad comes with 4 games and $80 rebate.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16868110112
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I agree with the previous commenter; buying a last generation console now is a terrible investment. Especially considering the new Playstation 4 will only be $100 more expensive on launch and you have 5 months to save up $100 extra dollars. 

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Im a special case probably, but I just picked up a PS3 myself because of the next gens coming soon. It means stores drop prices for inventory reduction to make room. I got a slim model with 250GB HDD for cheap, although it wasn't bundled with games. I only buy and play consoles for the exclusives as I mainly game on PC.
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Well you can get fairly good deals on used PS3's - Saw one with a 250GB HDD and 2 controllers for $100 or something locally earlier today.
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I agree with the previous commenter; buying a last generation console now is a terrible investment. Especially considering the new Playstation 4 will only be $100 more expensive on launch and you have 5 months to save up $100 extra dollars. 
OBJECTION!
You may want to wait to hit the right price sweet spot ($300 may be the minimum New, but it seems you'll get some games with it) but generally if you've missed out on a console's entire lifespan, you can pick up quite a few great games on it for pretty cheap. Even today, old games like Killzone 2 aren't going to look "bad", and if you're not the type to do online console gaming (don't blame you with the many 8-year-olds) you don't lose out on much of anything.

I got my PS3 several years back, after switching from Nintendo - I hardly ever buy new, just-released games, but often I'm able to pick out some really good ones from the PS3's release catalog (or even buy an HD re-release of a PS2 game, if you never had one of those either)

ALSO: With the new consoles not really having "compelling" reasons to switch for the masses, I'm kind of predicting that developers are still going to make quite a number of games available for the PS3. Especially when a game isn't pushing the graphical envelope into the stratosphere, there's no point to making it exclusive to a console with a small opening marketshare.
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I bought the uncharted 3 bundle. For the price and free ps+ membership.

I also got The Last of Us and dang, what a great game.
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