Retail sources have confirmed to us today that, on May 1st, Australians will be able to purchase a new PS3 bundle, featuring a 40GB PS3 console and a copy of Rockstar's GTA IV (you may have heard of it).
im gettin this game on the xbox 360
I'm going with the PS3.
lol just stop.
lol why the hell did you even mention that you buy it for the 360 this news isnt about what version you wanna buy ... and mesh is classic as usual one long rant insulting others ^^
Sorry to hear that. PS3 version for me.
Well I only have a PS3, so obviously the PS3 version for me.
Doesn't seem like much of a saving to me. However, I'm sure a funky bundle box will draw the eye of the casual gamer just looking for some GTA-goodness, which is the whole point, I suppose. Anyone spotted any 360 bundles yet (not retail-created ones, obviously; actual bundles made by Microsoft)?
There are some online bundles but nothing official just yet. Also, the PS3 bundles will not be available at launch. Probably a month or so later.
Decap. It says May 1st which is a couple of days after the launch. Anyway, if MS has no bundle of their own, then this is big. A better tactic than just cutting the price of the console because it re-associates PlayStation with GTA.
If microsofts got no bundels and these ones are real' sony just destroyed microsofts last chance at staying in the console war' geow could help 360 but if R2 or KZ2 blow our minds then its all in the bag.
Microsoft is pretty much calling out Sony to do something desperate.
They keep revealing their plan,
"we will price cut around GTA IV"
"we will market around GTA IV".
"We have the complete GTA IV experience".
"We will own GTA IV launch"
"We will steal the PS2 fanbase"
Don't you think Sony listened to these things?
Doesn't matter what Microsoft does, Sony will benefit the most from GTA IV.
It is a smart business decision.
All those quotes point to desperation on Microsoft's side!
It is a saving, about 70 bucks, but they should have made it buy the PS3 and the game is free. Thats a lot harder deal to ignore and like someone else said, it says GTA and PS go together, but most Aussies know this already anyway. Oui, Oui, Oui.
wtf what about the american version
Motorstorm and Metal Gear Solid 4 are the only official gaming PS3 bundles in America so far... and the MGS4 one isn't even out yet. Some reason they don't favor bundles as much as SCEE which is a shame because they work a treat in Europe.
This is really great for sony...except They are only pushing forward the freaking 40GB version!!! When are they gonna bring out the 80GB???Or the 60!!!!!!!
when people stop complaining about it being too expensive ;)
Retailers are only promoting a GTA4 PS3 bundle in Scandinavia with a small saving. It's being promoted through direct mail campaigns. Preorders are massive, they say.
thats the Aussies get a bundle, but what about the US people? i mean isnt R* located in NYC, USA? i mean come on! even though i have a ps3, i would like to see it in the store...oh well, just naother reason to put it up...one question..how many people reserved it? this is bigger than a madden release and usually, thats a best-seller...the only talked about games now are GTA4 nd MGS4...and you know what else is dying in the media..the 360...im not flaming it, im just saying people are straying from it
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