Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 Slim 250GB Uncharted 3 Bundle climbed post announcement of the redesigned hardware.
This week, the Playstation 3 Slim 250GB Uncharted 3 Bundle held a 211 percent sales increase to rank at No. 229 in Amazon.com Inc.’s Video Games divison.
The Playstation 3 Slim 250GB Uncharted 3 Bundle includes the new, slim PS3 250GB hardware SKU, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Game of the Year Edition, and the digital title Dust 514 at $269.99.
The new PS3 model CECH-4000 will be sold in the 250GB Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Bundle SKU at $269.99 Sept. 25 and a 500GB SKU at $299.99 Oct. 30.
The company said the internal volume and weight of the new PS3 has been reduced by more than half of the original PS3 model sold in 2006 and by 20 to 25 percent of the current model.
An additional model that includes 12GB flash memory will be sold in the European market Oct. 12.