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140w ago - Following up on our previous PS3 Slim Model (CECH-4000 / CECH-4001x) and PS3 Slim (CECH-4000 / CECH-4011x) articles, today European site GameReactor (linked above) reports of a new 12 GB PS3 Slim console coming in October, 2012 according to a German online retailer.

While pricing isn't confirmed yet, the upgraded flash memory PlayStation 3 consoles are expected to cost slightly more than the current generation models. Below are the details, to quote:

"A German online retailer confirmed via Facebook that in October a new PS3 with 12GB of flash memory will appear. More information on the console has not been provided.

It was speculated long ago that Sony would release a new version of the PS3. Sources are indicating that this PS3 will possibly have an even smaller box than the PS Slim, meaning a new ultra-slimline design is on the way. We're also expecting a hike in price, although no figures are available.

Sony's German PR chief Guido Alt commented that he knew nothing of the existence of such a console, when questioned by Gamereactor. But with Tokyo Game Show just around the corner, and with Sony holding a press conference next Wednesday, we'll likely know more in the very near future."


New PS3 Slim 12 GB Model Coming in October Says German Retailer

New PS3 Slim 12 GB Model Coming in October Says German Retailer

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#34 - GrandpaHomer - 149w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by furientez View Post
maybe I'm wrong, but while observing the pics, I couldn't see any hd slot\lid, maybe that feature (upgrade internal hd) has been removed?


It's in the front (bottom right).

#33 - gasior - 149w ago
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cool news

#32 - furientez - 149w ago
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maybe I'm wrong, but while observing the pics, I couldn't see any hd slot\lid, maybe that feature (upgrade internal hd) has been removed?

#31 - DemonoidMaster - 149w ago
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oversoldier First pic looks fake, due to the actual'y disk in the PS3 being inverted?? wtf...

and it looks like a bottom of the slim and the top and leds of the fat.

#30 - moja - 149w ago
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I kinda like the window mod look on top. Hope they release a swap loader like the PS2. The footprint makes it easier to stash somewhere. Should be

#29 - Hawkstriker - 149w ago
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I love the top loading disk tray and the design overall. I think this is how they should've done the PS3 Slim to begin with!

#28 - dogggg - 149w ago
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i agree... its not THAT ugly.. but no thanks... i already have 2-Lunch-PS3s n both of em' are jailbroken... and recently bought the slim version for online and for new games like Max Payne 3

#27 - elser1 - 149w ago
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actually doesn't look to bad to me. as long as it plays games i don't care but i still prefer the launch model as most do. thanks for the new photos mate.

#26 - StanSmith - 149w ago
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So for "security reasons" they have removed the bluray drive and all LEDs and what else have they removed or made extremely cheap?
This looks as bad as the last PSP.

So Sony are going from a nice looking 60GB unit to ugly and cheap as crap console.
Cant wait to see the Vita slim...

#25 - Foo - 149w ago
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It looks like they're trying to make this look ugly so whoever buys it looks bad or something. Sheesh...