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PS3 Celebrates Fifth Birthday in the US

It’s amazing to think that only 5 years ago one of the greatest consoles ever made released in the US. On November 17th 2006, Sony’s most powerful console to date was finally available to purchase in North America after an E3 reveal over a year before. - PSLS

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NYC_Gamer2200d ago

still remember when brought my launch 60gb :)

Deadpool6162200d ago

still remember when I bought my price cut 60gb :D

ksense2200d ago

still remember when i got my 80 gig mgs4 bundle!!

PirosThe4th2200d ago

I still remember when I bought my 40gb from Japan. I was getting a White one. But they ran out of STOCK D:

da_2pacalypse2200d ago

still remember when I laughed at my friend who bought it for 700 bucks and had no games to play for like a year... while I bought mine two years ago for like 200 and now have played more games than he has... hahahhaa

Kewl_Kat2200d ago

@ da_2pacalypse

You shouldn't really laugh at you friend. Early adopters helped keep the PS3 relevant during those first few years after it launched. But, if your friend bought one today for 700, then he deserves to be laughed at.

nix2200d ago (Edited 2200d ago )

still remember all those media hates and "PS3 is doomed" articles.

i remember where i was on this day. i met a girl who was my long-time internet friend for the first time. nothing happened though.

nevertheless... happy bday PS3. ((:

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Pixel_Enemy2200d ago

I remember when George W issued a free stimulus check in the mail to me for $600. I decided to stimulate the economy by purchasing myself a PS3. Best day EVER!

Jayjayff2200d ago

80 gbs Motorstorm bundle here, sweet memories.

MastaMold2200d ago

Got my PS3 a couple days before christmas of '06, what a great day

tawak2200d ago (Edited 2200d ago )

still remember when brought MGS bundle...and 2010 it died, 2 months later iT was fixed by some guy on craglist. after a week it was sold @ ebay for $350 and brought my 250gb slim for $239(sale) next day.

xer02199d ago

My launch PS3 bundle came to $800.

I'll be grabbing a PS4 at launch as well... no matter the cost.

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doctorstrange2200d ago

Hearing about the US launch and feeling the pain of the European delay (and later UK price). Still, was worth the wait, and worth every penny.

knifefight2200d ago (Edited 2200d ago )

Got mine a year later. K-Mart had 60-giggers knocked down to $500, and I had a 20% off coupon that worked for any item in the store. $400 for an unused 60-gig PS3? The winner is me.

xtheownerzx2200d ago

I remember when I got my first PS3 It was Aug 6th 2007 at 1030pm just came off of work from my summer job at Home Depot. I got it as an anniversary gift. Best gift I've ever gotten and is used daily and frequently when I have time.

Hyperbomb692200d ago

It was an uphill battle but the PS3 has become the best system to have this gen! No doubt about that!

PS3 FTW!!

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