Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week began pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 Slim 500GB Assassin’s Creed Bundle which includes the new redesigned hardware.
The Playstation 3 Slim 500GB Assassin’s Creed Bundle includes the PS3 500GB CECH-4000 hardware, Assassin’s Creed III, 30-day Playstation Plus Membership and Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.
It will be sold Oct. 30.
The Playstation 3 Slim 250GB Uncharted 3 Bundle, released in late Sept., 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 features half the internal volume and weight of the original PS3 model sold in 2006 and by weight and volume reduction of 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.