Submitted by NoUseMerc 3018d ago | rumor

New Rumble SIXAXIS bundled with 80GB PS3's?

Look closely at the 80GB model image and you notice that the "PS Button" is glowing red. Could this be the new rumble SIXAXIS? (Industry, PS3)

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crunkthug  +   3018d ago
well i have a ps3
but ithink it would be so damn good for the people that dont have it
i mean ps3 + rumble sixaxis + motorstorm + 20 GB
man that what i call a deal
Wotbot  +   3017d ago
Sh*t man
I feel gutted. I wasted my £425 on the PS3 with and then they release a version with 20 gig more and rumble controllers.

I want some compensation Sony.
NoUseMerc  +   3018d ago
I think the 80GB is barely worth if they include the SIXAXIS rumble. 20GB worth of storage doesnt really cost that much and Motorstorm tops is only worth $60.

If they include the new rumble controllers and perhaps announce at E3 the PS Eye would come bundled too, then I would definitely buy it.

Or they should look at adding a headset to the deal. Not everyone will buy Warhawk (eventhough they should).
Komrad  +   3018d ago
No that's not a rumble six axis controller. It's an added effect, i believe.
techie  +   3018d ago
Rumble announced on Wednesday
marionz  +   3018d ago
i dont know what the red light is but on the news here in New Zealand it showed one of our kiwi rugby players playing his new game on the ps3 and i noticed his controller had the red light on the home button....
will be interesting to see what it is but its definatly real because ive seen it!
Why o why  +   3018d ago
can you get any pics
please. but wouldnt another light kill the battery a little quicker and why red. Why not blue? BLUE = KOOL
NoUseMerc  +   3018d ago
Rumble please
Dear god I hope its rumble...that would be sweet!
Real Gambler  +   3018d ago
Likely not a led, but just a colored button
If the sixaxis look exactly the same as the ones we currently have without rumble, then you will need to be able to tell which one has rumble and which one doesn't just by looking at them with the power off (before picking them up). So it's likely just colored plastic, not backlit.
BBsin  +   3018d ago
This one didn't make any sense to me either. MotorStorm + 20 extra gigs is not worth 100 dollars. The pricing for 20 gigs is dirt cheap right now.... i actually have 5 ways to make this deal worth it or much sweeter.

1. Add HDMI cord
2. Add some sort of coupon for any 2(or more) bluray movies free
3. Add bluetooth head set along with another controller
4. have a (or 2) rumble six axis controller.
5. give 30-50 dollars worth of PSN virtual money

I already have a 60gig PS3 but if sony did include one of those options in the new 80gig+Motor Storm deal then i'd get it.

EDIT:: wait... my bad apparently theres already a deal where if you get a PS3 (or bluray player) now till september you actaully get FIVE bluray movies, so scratch number 2 from the list..... go figure, all i got was a free controller with mine. X_X"
-posted by me in another topic ealier....

Ha, if this is for real...then one of the deals i posted eariler would come true.
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Rythrine  +   3018d ago
With rumble controllers, this will make this deal more sensible than just 20gb and a game. Hopefully, it is rumble sixaxis. Either way, I'm still getting rumble controllers for MGS4.
pwnsause  +   3018d ago
speaking of MGS4, Kojima wants rumble badly, he wants to implement it into the game, so I beleive we might see it comming this E3
Blankman  +   3018d ago
haha i totally guessed that one before i even saw the red ps button. New ps ships wit rumble controller automatically makes the 80GB a little more valuable if you care about rumble. Instead of buying the 60Gb then having to buy another game then another rumble controller when it hits. I on the other hand am just happy they got in rumble
MK_Red  +   3018d ago
The bundle is SWEET. I wanted to get a PS2 in less than a week but now, it seems I have to wait a bit more.
sjappie  +   3018d ago
So people that already have one,
have to buy a new rumble controller? That sucks.
Antan  +   3018d ago
they don`t "have" to buy anything. If they want to they will.
sjappie  +   3017d ago
That still sucks.
Who wouldn't want rumble? That's another $40-$60 you can add to the price off a ps3.
Bathyj  +   3018d ago
Now this I like.
And as others have said the deal makes more sense now, if true. Plus you know Sony still have big surprises to unveil. E3 hasn't even started yet and we already have the price drop. There's no way ALL their cards are on the table yet.
timmyp53  +   3018d ago
im buyin controllers separtely =)
already have 60 gigs (which i dont think will run out 4 awhile) and motorstom.

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icdedppl  +   3018d ago
well, rumble would make most sense with a game like motorstorm. maybe the recent motorstorm updates added rumble. i guess we'll see...
lookout  +   3017d ago
One thing is certain
Christms & new Year wil be a good time to buy a ps3.
the worst  +   3017d ago
2 hdmi port yes or no
what the spec of 80gb ver
rivithed  +   3017d ago
80 GB specs
Only 1 HDMI port. The 80 GB specs (as posted here: http://www.gamingbits.com/c... are:
PS3 system (80 GB HDD):
Dimensions: Approximately 325mm (W) x 98mm (H) x 274mm (D)
CPU: Cell Broadband Engine™
Main Memory: 256MB XDR Main RAM
Embedded VRAM: 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
Hard Drive Disk: 2.5” Serial ATA (80 GB HDD)
Main Input/Output: USB 2.0 (x4), MemoryStick/SD/CompactFlash
Ethernet: 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T
Bluetooth: 2.0 (EDR), Wireless Controller (up to 7)
Wireless Communication: IEEE 802.11 b/g
Screen Size: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
HDMI: HDMI out – (x1/HDMI)
Analog: AV MUTLI OUT x1
Digital Audio: DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL x1)
Disc Drive: Blu-ray/DVD/CD (read-only)
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truebego  +   3017d ago
just wow
tehcellownu  +   3017d ago
i wonder how many is goin to take advantage of of this...
DFresh  +   3017d ago
The only real difference between the 60gb and the 80gb is more memory that's it and besides didn't Sony tell you you can switch the hard drive from any of the systems
for example:
You can upgrade the 20gb hard drive to a 60gb just opening up the hard drive slot so don't waste the extra money even though that there was a price drop.
AdmiralX  +   3017d ago
According to the manual
I bought a 120GB HD a few weeks after launch for 87$ off Newegg.com I think it was samsung. The manual shows you step by step how to install it and remove the old one. Simple procedure. I also used a 2GB flashdrive to back up all my data, games etc. that I didn't want to use.
Adamalicious  +   3017d ago
It's just either an old picture or a dev kit controller. Those have always had red glowing PS buttons. How can someone not know that by now?
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TLSBill  +   3017d ago
They used a picture of a Dev kit controller, that's all.
rivithed  +   3017d ago
Confirmed by SCEA rep: that is the same SIXAXIS
"The controller that comes with the 80GB is the same the controller we
shipped at launch, in the packaging the PS button is probably lit up.." as noted on the update here: http://www.gamingbits.com/c...
aiphanes  +   3017d ago
Dude we all know that sony is going to announce a Rumble Sixaxis with touchsense..
This is all over the internet...We have known for months...Sony will announce it on Wensday...

All the new games will support it comming out after August....including Lair...

Remember next gen rumble using immersion touchsense technology...

Just wait till wensday...they will demo it with Killzone 2...and haze!
Komrad  +   3017d ago
With that same rationale " hey take a look at the box" and figure out the answer, then i suppose the red button in this photo MUST mean it's the rumble..


same image from amazon:


GASP ALREADY ON SALE!? yea not really. down boy, down.
Anything but Cute  +   3017d ago
The red button effect is nothing new. Even the old PS3 adds had the button glowing red. I even thought that my controller was defected at first because it didn't glow red. But it was just an advertising effect. So no this doesn't mean that the controllers will have rumble.

I do think the controllers will change for PS3, and they will add rumble. If the light glows red, that would me it even cooler. But I don't think they will come with the 80GB bundle already.

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