Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week price cut Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 320GB SKU to under $280 in a permanent discount.
The PS3 320GB now holds a sale price of $274.99, eight percent off the $299.99 MSRP.
At the discounted price, the 320GB SKU sells at $25 more than the PS3 160GB SKU, which sells at $249.99.
Sony in Jan. said it sold 6.5 million PS3 units in Q3, an increase of 200,000 units one year prior. PS3 software sales totaled 66.5 million units, an increase from 57.6 million units one year ago.
The Consumer Products and Services division, which includes the Playstation business, recorded revenue of $13.1 billion, down from $17.3 billion one year ago.