‘Smaller and lighter’ PS3 confirmed for South Africa, date and price announced

Following the announcement of a new version of the PlayStation 3 during Tokyo Game Show 2012 this week, the ‘smaller and lighter’ console has been confirmed for South Africa, with date and price details announced, too.

PlayStation 3 Super Slim Console

The new 50% smaller PlayStation 3 with a 500GB hard-drive will go for a recommended retail price of R3 999.99, while the 12GB flash memory model will retail for R2 899.99. Both versions of the new ‘super slim’ PS3 will be available in South Africa from mid-October.

Will you be picking up a new PlayStation 3 this October, or are you happy with the one you’ve got? Are you in any hurry to get a PS3?