The Japanese giant Sony has used thepress conference exhibition opening GamesCon currently taking placein Cologne, Germany to announce the price cut of its home console:the PlayStation 3. The flagship model of Sony has now sold 249 eurosinstead of 299 euros previously requested.
In the process, Sony has also providedan update on the prices of other consoles and accessories. A newmodel PSP, called E-1000, slightly redesigned will now be sold 99euros and the starter kit PS Move up the controller and the camera ischarged 59 euros.
Finally, the PS Vita whose output isplanned for early 2012 will be marketed in Europe for 249 euros, thenew price of the PS3. In all cases, the price drop of the PlayStation3 is expected to support sales for the holiday season and to avoidthat customers do not wait patiently for the Wii, the output of U isscheduled for early 2012.