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Sony Announces 250GB PS3 Slim for $349

Sony has announced in a press release October 15th, that following the success of their 120GB PS3 Slim, they will be releasing a 250GB version for $349. The bigger, badder PS3 Slim will be available starting November 3rd. The 120GB PS3 Slim, which became available September 1st goes for $299, and both will be available this holiday season. Sony had previously announced the 250GB version for the UK.

“The PS3 platform is poised for a tremendous holiday season,” said Scott A. Steinberg, vice president, product marketing, SCEA. “We kicked things off early with the new price point and sleek form factor and have continued the momentum with this week’s launch of the universally acclaimed exclusive, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. The new 250GB PS3 provides consumers with another compelling hardware option and speaks to the growing consumer appetite for digital content from the PlayStation Network – particularly high-def content that showcases the power of the PS3 system.”

Sony also stated in their press release that over 600 million “pieces of context” has sold on the Playstation Network since September 2009. Playstation Network content is also available for purchase via