250GB PS3 Slim rumoured
Out next month, apparently
Sony will launch a more capacious slimline PlayStation 3 next month, a mole has claimed.
The 250GB PS3 Slim will be unveiled at some point next month, a “reliable source” told the Spanish arm of gaming website Eurogamer. It will supposedly retail for around €350 (£308/$509) – roughly €50 more than the existing 120GB model's local price.
Release of a second PS3 Slim with more storage is no great surprise and follows Sony’s existing pattern of previous PS3 launches: the original 20GB and 60GB PS3s were followed by the launch of an 80GB model in mid-2007, for example.
The mole also claimed that the 250GB PS3 Slim will be bundled with footie game Fifa 10 and, in Spain at least, sold exclusively through retailer Game – which also has an arm in the UK.
Sony has already refused to confirm or deny the rumour, so you’ll just have to wait until next month to find out if the mole’s correct. ®
re : MarkOne
Oh wow! someone who thinks his PS3 is somehow linked to his self esteem.
FACT, Go to newsgrounds.com and try to play some of the flash animations there, They play like 5 frames a second.
FACT, Try to play any flash games, even simple ones, You can't, the frame rates are way too low.
FACT, There are more uses for flash than a wrapper for the fucking bbc iPlayer videos you moron, besides flash there is only being used for loading / drm purposes, it doesn't render the damn video you muppet.
FACT, The PS3 IS CRAP AT FLASH.
thinking like a consumer *and* a geek
I just bought two of the *old* models at a nice discount. The lack of Linux support on the Slim is what finally convinced me that it was the right time to splash out. I've been learning to program the SPEs on the thing in the last week and am really impressed with the performance of the code I've ported so far. Of course, time will tell whether I should have waited longer to get the hardware at an even cheaper price, or should simply have gone for a second-hand console. Maybe I worried too much about the supply of old machines drying up. Either way, the old machine does what I want with great performance. Slims? Who needs them?
No Linux, No Sale
simple as that really. they've killed the only interesting feature
So true....and no PC will ever need more than 640k....
re: buy your own disk
Plenty of people cannot perform the HDD upgrade of the PS3, easy as it is. After all, plenty of people have never even bought a HDD separate from a computer. That's who the model is aimed at. I don't see anything wrong with this.
There's a number of maintenance operation I can't perform on my car, that most people with a smidgen of workshop experience can easily do - yet noone feels car shops should stop offer those services!
At least Sony gives you the option of installing an off-the-shelf HDD!