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Gamescom 2011: PlayStation 3 global price drop announced

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on 16 August 2011

During Sony's Gamescom press conference the company announced that the price of the PlayStation 3 will drop globally. 

Effective immediately, the new price of the 160 GB PlayStation 3 will be € 249, $249, and ¥ 24,980 in Europe, North America, and Japan respectively. The 320 GB PS3 has also seen a price drop, now sitting at $299.

Expect to see a boost in PlayStation 3 sales this year.