According to a report by Kotaku, Kaz Hirai, head of all things PlayStation has announced at gamescom that the long-rumored slim PlayStation 3 Slim will be in stores the first week of September.
Pic is straight from gamescom, courtesy of the Official PlayStation Twitter Feed.
- Available beginning of September
- 120GB Hard Drive
- $299 US/299 Euros
- 33% smaller
- In addition, starting tomorrow the PS3 will drop in price to $299 from $399.
Sony reiterated that hardware revisions and price drops take place often, as referenced by the PS2 Slim releasing just 4 years after the original PS2. If you have been waiting for a price drop to get a PS3, this is what you have been waiting for.
Glad to have this rumor put to sleep, for the full story check it out at Kotaku.
PS3 details via Sidequesting.