New Colors for PS3 in Japan

Posted by at 12:07 pm on January 21, 2013

gaming-ps3-super-redRed and blue PlayStation 3 consoles are to be released in Japan, it has been revealed.

The latest ‘super slim’ iteration of Sony’s console will be available in Azurite Blue and Garnet Red from February 28. Each system will come with a 250GB hard drive and color DualShock 3 controllers.

Sony has yet to confirm the console colors for North America or Europe. Revealed last year, the console features a top-loading disc drive and a 25% smaller and 20% lighter form factor over the previous slim model. The console’s release boosted PS3 sales by 138 percent when it was launched in the UK.

gaming-ps3-super-slim-blue-and-red-1During Tokyo Game Show, Sapphire Blue and Cosmic Red versions of the PlayStation Vita were confirmed for Japan. The latest rumors about the PS3’s successor, dubbed the PlayStation 4, suggest it will scrap the DualShock controller and will be 50% more powerful than the next Xbox.




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