Sony declared a worldwide monetary value modification to the PlayStation 3 console. Maintaining with former hearsays about a summer price drop, the PlayStation 3 console will now be $249.99 in the US and €250 in Europe. The annunciation was threw at the Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) event at the Gamescom 2011 conference in Cologne, Germany.
Below the new pricing the 160GB PlayStation 3 (Slim) will be distributed for $249, although the 320GB model will be $299. When boxed with Infamous 2 and a 30-day PS Plus membership, the 320GB model will sell for $299.
That was not the only big news from Sony at Gamescom today. The company also proclaimed a fresh PSP model that will sell for €99 and will only be accessible in PAL areas (Europe). The PSP E-1000 will appear like former PSP models but will not feature integrated WiFi, in order to lower the costs.