PSInsider Writes: Sony announces a new bundle and SKU at their TGS conference.
Could be an even better move for me if they bring it to the States (Fingers crossed)
And we thought the PS3 Slim sold a lot on day 1......Just you wait!
450 (basically) is a little steep for the ps3 coming bundled with FF13. The ps3 now is 299.99 so why is a paint job and a 60 dollar game increasing the price by 150 bucks? I do hope to see a similar bundle coming to the west (maybe in the form of GOW3) just not for 450 bucks. who am I kidding I have a 60gb so im cool but if Sony was smart(and I know they are) they won't do that. edit:@bushfan Oh I didn't know that they were always doing that 0.0 learn something new about gaming every other day on this site :D
its different colored consoles :o
can't wait that long for it to come stateside... This is probably the best bundle they could ever have outside of GT5.
i bet all of japan just jizzed in their pants
I-KE!!!!!! (JAPANESE FOR LETS GO)
im expecting a FFXIII 360 bundle :)
ha not gonna happen.
This will sell more PS3's in Japan than the 360 can sell 360's worldwide this holiday season.
and were expecting you to GTFO! and while your on your way out,don't forget to grab yourself a big ol steamy cup of STFU! damn trolls
FFXIII alone gonna be sale at the equivalent of $100 in yens.. off topic: every square-enix game is sold very expensive at japan..they always do that over there..
I know it is a little pricey but, remember it comes with an extra 130 gigs over the current PS3, and add the new paintjob and the most desired game in that country, and it starts to look not so bad. I would pay $450.00 for a US version if it made it to the states. Sony was charging an extra $100 for an additional 80 gigs(the old PS3 80gig VS 160gig Bundle) and Uncharted, so an extra $150 for 130gigs + White PS3 + Final Fantasy 13 is not to bad.
more phuckin' money to spend....
Head over to Joystiq for a somewhat blurry picture of it. It's white with a pink picture of Lightning. I've added the alt source. Edit: Actually, head over to Engadget. For those too lazy, here:
^ bubbles for the pic. Man I would drop $450 for a white slim. I have a launch PS3 and I hardly use the PS2 bc ever since I finished Persona 4, so I don't care too much for bc atm. But a White slim w/ Lightning on it. I'm down for that. http://www.engadget.com/pho... Geez it's quite a pretty thing.
412,000 yen is more like 399. So basically Japanese people are paying $15 for the white/lightning and 85 for FFXIII.
This is one ballsy move for Sony. They know what the Japanese folks want and then they slap white all over it! Nice move!
41,600 yen is just daylight robbery though.
Umm, no actually its a pretty decent price, considering its a unique paintjob (not a bland one either) comes with a copy of FF13 ($90us right there) and 130gig more HD space.... lets add that up. FF13 custom paintjob.... not cheap i bet FF13 game.... $90 250gb PS3 console.... $350-$399? even without the custom paintjob its already saving you a few bucks.... Here's the only place currently doing ps3 paintjobs and they only provide a basic color change, no fancy pictures of Lightning.... and thats $150 by itself. http://www.tomsguide.com/us...
This audience will be known.... on the release date. *sold out*
Is this the phat style or the slim sku because if it's the slim sku, yuck. I hope it's more than a plain white Slim style console.
you always manage to find something to b!tch about
they dont make phats anymore
his a troll
stop coming into ps news if you hate it so much
to pop some bubbles.
he/she/it is down to four bubbles.
murder yourself, please?
Exactly. Any Microsoft fans in Japan will spontaneously combust the day that bundle launches.
Hey Microsoft, are you taking notes on how to do a proper game convention. This is how you do a game convention, don't talk hype bring hype.
sony gives ms tips on conferences ms gives sony tips on advertising
dude the only thing sony brought this to tgs so far was th 250gig system and is a 250 gig hdd version that impressive. i can go buy a 250 gig hdd and a white decal from decalgirl for 15 bucks
"dude the only thing sony brought this to tgs so far was th 250gig system" i guess you missed the gt5 release date and game mode announcements, new trailers, ps3 motion control is playable on released games, dynasty warriors online and this ff13 bundle sometimes i think you 360 fanboys wake up and ask yourself how can i make myself look dumb today
PS3 is gonna own Japan this holiday with FFXIII alone.
There is no doubt about that, but it has some stiff competition competition from Nintendo with the Wii price drop. Sony will own japan this holidays.
"but it has some stiff competition competition from Nintendo with the Wii price drop." Yes, but not when FFXIII and this bundle launches.
Wow I want one of these. Seriously, I might have to import one...
I heard over on Kotaku that it it will be pink and white. Hopefully it looks good, because those are not the best colors for mass appeal.
I'm pretty sure it's red and white. I think it's the reflection from lights that made it look pink.
Oh, much better. The colors had worried a little bit. Is there a pic out there somewhere of it?
PIC >>>> http://www.engadget.com/pho... And yes it's pink, but to be honest i couldn't care i still think it looks good, i'm not into pink but this doesn't bother me at all. If it was Noctis in pink then i prob wouldn't like it, but since its a pic of a chick its fine.
After looking at the pick, I am impressed. It is not a hard pink that is abrasive to the eyes, but a much softer one. The color seems to flow well on the console. Shoot, I wouldn't mind picking one of these up.
ps3's will be sold out everywhere
Only in Japan.:)
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white knight in this case??
SONY is on a roll. It's great to see them backing MS into a corner. Now all they have to do is release those damn commercials exploiting RRoD and it's a done deal this gen.
they should do what MS did too apple in the commercials or vice versa.
Bill Gates just felt a disturbance in the Force. XD
"Now all they have to do is release those damn commercials exploiting RRoD and it's a done deal this gen." Oh man, Id LOVE to see something like that LOL!
Woah!! did you just hear an explosion, yeah that was Japan.
...I sense a tidal wave in Japan. Excellent move.
If this happens, Japan will fall to total Chaos, There will be murders and kidnappings just to get this bundle. I'm pretty scared what's going to happen to the retailers over there!0_o Lol,jk
sony just lowered the price and including a 250 gig hdd is going backwards i say bad move.
how so bro?
I want FF13 so bad!!!!!
Wow, can you say Cha-Ching !
competition 2009 lol japan alone mite just move 2 mill
But does anyone know if these PS3 bundles moving forward will include the PS3 Slim or the original PS3 model type?
Slim is the only model now.
Is that a helghast holding her up at gun point? lol..jk
So.. basically, on Japan Sony and PS3 just won the christmas and its not even here yet ... .. awsome.
The awesome thing for Sony and a huge advantage is they can do bundles better than anyone. I think this is a great bundle for Japan and although I would like to see it also come to America I have a feeling we will be seeing different bundles in the Spring. Either a God of War 3 bundle or since Gran Turismo has been delayed till March, maybe even a GT bundle. Either way it would be a nice bundle for the consumers.
Ninty and Sony sure know how to move hardware in the land of the rising sun... this places sees the most color revision to there machines than a girl changing her her shoes... it's a bit on the premium pricey side, but come on, who are we fooling, this IS Final Fantasy for crying out loud. did anyone remember what happened to the PSP in japan when sony launched the the crisis core:FFVII bundle? i think this will translate really well for them over there. there isn't a bigger name in japan than FF, maybe only dragon quest but thats it. This game will move quite a few consoles over there, even if it is pricey. a color revision to the slim with FF13 and themed acordingly and you have yourselves a winner. now they only need to introduce a 120gig version of this and it's a certain "sold out" moniker guaranteed, with this however i just see increased sales that will look good for japan. I'm thinking more 120gigs will sell out with people buy individual FF13 games, This bundle will be a good niche for those hardcore fans. very nice.