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Due to be launched this fall, the new PlayStation will keep the same name as its two predecessors, but will be 20% smaller and 25% lighter than the second-generation model, Sony says. It will available in two versions: black and white, with either 250GB or 500GB of storage memory.
As far as physical differences from the previous model, the new PS3 will be thinner; it will also have a disc tray (instead of a slide-in disc mechanism) and a grooved design on top.
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The "charcoal black" model should hit the market on Sept. 25, while the "classic white" should arrive Nov. 22 in Japan.
All the pricing details have not yet been announced, but a limited edition bundle, featuring the 250GB black PS3, UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception Game of the Year Edition and a voucher for more than $30 worth of bonus content for multiplayer shooter DUST 514, will be available Sept. 25 for $269.99.
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