ThreeSpeech has suggested that the 20GB model of the PS3 won't be available for the UK when the PS3 is launched in Europe this March.
so not only do we have a higher price but no option of a cheaper model! way to screw the little people sony!
This was annouced when the prices were annouced months ago. I still feel this to be unfair as the core pack is great for me as i wont use wireless (prefer to use my internet connection to the fullest) and you can pick up a bigger harddrive anytime for hardly anything
The 20Gb will come to Europe at a later date,same goes for more colours.If I require more storage for downloads,games etc,I got an external 320Gb hard drive.Internal hard drives are still pricey.
but as of right now i dont think the PS3 reads bigger extrenal HDD. I haven't tired it with mine but am not sure it does.
did sony just click that by having there own hd drive in the system they make mo money. why do you think 360 has a specific drive. oh and i cant wait for peoples pc world special hd to go wrong and cost ps3 people their game saves, content, vids. even if its stored on a server you would still need to re-download it all. and i can see some mighty cheats coming. look at the gamerscore cheats on 360... its gonna be fun.
Brits will always go for the best. I don't know anyone who has said they will be getting the 20GB model, everyone i know wants the 60GB and nothing less. a few of them will even be holding out for a 1080p HD Bravia screen too. although i think i'll just stick to a normal Bravia. i'll be getting the 60GB model because it'll have the inbuilt WIFI.
why do so many of em have such bad teeth!
I was going to get the 60GB version as the 20GB version is like the 360 core version, both are called "R3tard packs"
I was considering getting one myself, several times this week. The things that are missing from the 20gb version really don't matter much. I am sure someone will market an external media reader eventually, and the hard drive is easily upgraded. More than likely the wireless can even be added in later. It probably uses a mini-PCI wireless card like many notebooks use and the slot is there, just the card isn't. It's down to finding out which card the 60gb model uses and whether drivers are needed or if the PS3 will recognize it automatically.
We know the price of the uk ps3. £425. Now the price of making a 60gb ps3 is only marginally more expensive than a 20gb...meaning they can raise the price by $100 or 100euros on the 60gb to get in some extra profit. Actually as we may have read...Sony is making a loss on the systems in the states and japan...as it costs around (don't quote me on this) near $800 to make (certainly more than $600 anyway) and so by selling the 60gb ps3 in the uk for £425...it is actually the first country where Sony can actually make a reasonable profit on each and every system they sell - $830 each, whereas selling the 20gb version would most likely bring the profits much lower or even non-existent. Only selling the 60gb version is a sure fire way to make some money at last out of this expensive console.
...uh I think the teeth thing is a myth.
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