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PS3 Price Cut Temporary- just clearing old 60GB stock for 80GB version

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SCEE president David Reeves has revealed that the 60GB PS3 price cut in North America was not a long term strategic move, instead it was a way of moving all the old 60GB stock to make way for the new SKU that Sony want to push. Reeves was asked whether European's should also have the luxury of paying less for the PS3 and then Reeves remarked that as from August 1st all North America will have is a $599 PS3 with one game (80GB bundle). He confirmed that it is game over for the 60GB PS3 in America...
http://www.maxconsole.net/?mode=news&newsid=18902
http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?aid=26704
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Get a 60GB while you can then as its no different from the 80GB lol. Just upgrade your HDD later if you need to.
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No, this is not true!

I can't afford one for about 4 months, they best still be a good price by then.
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thats interesting, read the whole interview. IN the beginning i thought he sounded like an idiot then he started to sound really smart. I like that guy. I dont like what sony is doing though i think microsoft did good by offering different models of the sytems at different prices and i think playstation should be able to offer the 20,60, and 80. HOwever the fact that they only have one model will allow them to cut production costs quicker most likely then having 3
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*** Sony, what is wrong with you. I thought you actually did something smart for a change, guess not.
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*** Sony, what is wrong with you. I thought you actually did something smart for a change, guess not.
agreed This is stupid. I was thinking about buying a PS3 after summer was over, before school started. But now... NTY It's now or never and I don't know if i'll have enough extra money at the end of the summer so I'm not going to risk it.

What ever, just means i get my Mini Cooper sooner
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No, this is not true!

I can't afford one for about 4 months, they best still be a good price by then.
60GB ones are everywhere so it will take a little bit to shift them.
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*** Sony, what is wrong with you. I thought you actually did something smart for a change, guess not.
I'd laugh if this "news" was nothing more than a marketing ploy to get people to rush out their doors and buy up 60gb PS3s. Now that would be smart.
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60GB ones are everywhere so it will take a little bit to shift them.
Yea, after i have updated my system i'm going to hold off DX10 and Watercooling and just get a PS3 instead. Can't risk the price going back up, i want one way too much for that to happen
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that would be a sneaky marketing ploy lol
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