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PlayStation 3 Price Drops to $199.99

by Sean P. Aune | August 20, 2013August 20, 2013 11:44 am PST

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Sony has announced the price for the 12GB version of the PlayStation 3 is being cut to $199. A far cry from its launch price many years ago, and cementing it firmly in the same position the PlayStation 2 enjoyed when its successor launched.

Sony has made a habit out of cutting the price of previous generation consoles when it launches a new system, and it’s a formula that has worked well for the company. The PlayStation 2 saw continued success for several years after the PlayStation 3 launched thanks to its reduced price, and there’s no reason to believe that the same won’t be true this time around.

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Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...