New PS3 Model

On the PS3 blog, Sony announced the release of a new PS3 model. This model will be coming out in two versions, with a 250GB and 500GB hard drives and a third one for Europe with a 12GB Flash Memory. The new models are claimed to be 20% smaller and 25% lighter than the current PS3. So in essence this is the "PS3 Slim Slimer".

release dates:

North America: 

  • September 25th - 250GB

  • October 30th - 500GB

Europe and PAL Territories:

  • October 12th (September 27th AU, October 18th NZ) - Flash Memory 12GB

  • September 28th (September 27th ANZ) - 500GB

Japan

  • October 4th - 250GB & 500GB