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post #21 of 47
Boo...happens every time I buy something expensive, there is a price cut a little bit after I buy it. Ehhh life....
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post #22 of 47
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Originally Posted by Malachor View Post
Better deal then the 360 elite, which doesn't have wireless or a HD-DVD drive.
For once Sony is actually making a better deal against Microsoft.
I like that.
Thats for sure,I already have a 360 pro but i whant a PS3 for MGS4 when it hit,the bad thing is that thats realy the only game that i whant for PS3 i realy hope that more games come out for it,I also whant dual shock back,the new controllers feal realy cheap like 4$ toy cheap.And i like to lisen to music when i play so i use the vibration form the controller to tell if i am geting hit or not is that sucks.
    
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post #23 of 47
i wouldn't say the controllers feel cheap, they are just lighter.
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post #24 of 47
What a pointless thing to do IMO. You can change the HDD in the PS3 for a much bigger one anyway.
post #25 of 47
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Originally Posted by liermam View Post
So let me get this straight.

100$ to go from 60GB's to 80GB'S? Someones not following the nVidia way. Sony should learn from the GTS's. 100$ = 120GB.
The $599 model will include Motostorm bundled in. From GameSpot:

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To help stifle complaints that $100 might be a bit much to pay for 20GB more of hard disc space, Sony is releasing a "limited edition" bundle which packages the console with the off-road racer MotorStorm, which currently retails for $59.99.
So assuming you actually want Motostorm, you're really only paying $40 for the extra 20GB. If you don't want Motostorm, well, tough luck. (I can't think of a better game to bundle, myself...Resistance is what I would personally prefer, but bundling a racer is safer than bundling an FPS.)
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post #26 of 47
Plus (inregards to the 20GB+HDD upgrade option), you do not get the wireless capabilities of the 60 or 80 GB versions.
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post #27 of 47
I wonder if there's a way for Sony to release a PS3 without a hard drive, for people who would like to add their own in. (Kinda like the Xbox360 Core)
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post #28 of 47
i would assume in some way this move reduces their manufacturing costs and thats the only reason they are doing 80 gigs anyway. cause as you said there really is no point. I think they eventually only will have the 80.
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post #29 of 47
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Originally Posted by Ch13f121 View Post
I wonder if there's a way for Sony to release a PS3 without a hard drive, for people who would like to add their own in. (Kinda like the Xbox360 Core)
No not really. The PS3 games and also PS2 games need to save to something. A hdd for the PS3 atleast is kind of a must.
post #30 of 47
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So assuming you actually want Motostorm, you're really only paying $40 for the extra 20GB. If you don't want Motostorm, well, tough luck. (I can't think of a better game to bundle, myself...Resistance is what I would personally prefer, but bundling a racer is safer than bundling an FPS.)
That's probably true. Plus with Motorstorm people can download the free expansion pack from the PS Store, so it gets users checking that out too.

Overall I think it's a good deal. Just sucks for those of us that already bought one, but, when you buy anything technological these days you gotta expect price drops. It's that way with everything from CPUs and video cards to HDTV's and consoles. There's never really a good time to buy anything.
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