How much longer until PS3 gets major price drop?

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#1 Posted by Crackdown_F200 (5 posts) -
We all know that the PS4 is coming this holiday season, so its only logical that a price drop is coming. With rumors of the PS4 being priced between $299.99 to $499.99 it would only make sense to drop the PS3 below $200 no? I'm guessing after the price of the PS4 and preorders for the system start. Thoughts?
#2 Posted by marcheegsr (2434 posts) -

Im thinking sometime in the late summer time/early fall. I don't expect it to drop a huge amount though.

#3 Posted by jsmoke03 (12516 posts) -

youll get your $100 ps3 price by 2015

#4 Posted by AutoPilotOn (7985 posts) -
Just because there is ps4 coming doesn't make the ps3 any cheaper to produce.
#5 Posted by Nengo_Flow (9302 posts) -
Sony said last week that the PS3 and Vita will not be having price cuts this year
#6 Posted by hiryu3 (7304 posts) -
Just because there is ps4 coming doesn't make the ps3 any cheaper to produce.AutoPilotOn
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#7 Posted by mariokart64fan (19348 posts) -

hows this sound until it sells 0 units , sony aint droping the price they dont see the need 

#8 Posted by kitty (114342 posts) -
ps3 is already at a reasonable price, if you want to save wait until holidays
#9 Posted by Megavideogamer (5246 posts) -

The PS3 will get a price drop after PS4 launches next Jan 2014. PS4 will debut November 2013. Sony can give the PS3 one last Xmas season. Then cut the price after the launch rush of PS4.

#10 Posted by Stinger78 (5826 posts) -
GameStop sells a PS3 with 5 games for $229. If you don't own one, that is a great deal.
#11 Posted by Mrmedia01 (1917 posts) -

I really think they will avoid price drops for a while untils sells get very bad. I think what we will see in the future are same prices but bigger bundles. Right now they have new systems with large hard drives and 2 games for $269. Probably will see the same price, but they will add a few games.

#12 Posted by Mrmedia01 (1917 posts) -

GameStop sells a PS3 with 5 games for $229. If you don't own one, that is a great deal.Stinger78

Thats for a USed fat 40GB PS3 POS, with 5 old crap games. That 40GB kills the deal.

#13 Posted by DaRq_MiNoS (558 posts) -

Just a guess, but I'm thinking around summer they'll drop the PS3 to around $200.

#14 Posted by Jak-25 (2490 posts) -

It does not seem like it will get cheaper anytime soon.

#15 Posted by BH14 (1661 posts) -

We all know that the PS4 is coming this holiday season, so its only logical that a price drop is coming. With rumors of the PS4 being priced between $299.99 to $499.99 it would only make sense to drop the PS3 below $200 no? I'm guessing after the price of the PS4 and preorders for the system start. Thoughts?Crackdown_F200

Its gonna happen soon but newegg put out ebay daily deal for $229.99 with free shipping and no tax for the 500gb super slim ps3 bundle with assassins creed 3. I bought one. Sold out though. 1,000 ps3s

#16 Posted by beneiria1 (9 posts) -
They know me and treat me good.
#17 Posted by FinalFighters (1315 posts) -
they will probably lower the price just before the PS4 release
#18 Posted by Heirren (15997 posts) -
My guess would be late spring or fall. $150 with games. Example: $150 with Killzone Trilogy or Uncharted Trilogy.
#19 Posted by AutoPilotOn (7985 posts) -
What makes everyone think its even economical to charge that low? Just cause its old tech the process to make cell processor could actually go up since production is to more standard x86 CPU. You can go buy a old slower CPU for more than a new faster one.
#20 Posted by BH14 (1661 posts) -

Right now, Newegg is selling the the 250gb PS3 (uncharted 3 GOY + Dust 514 Voucher bundle) for $219.99 (no tax and free shipping). Also, they are selling the 250gb PS3 (Need for Speed Most Wanted + Burnout Paradise bundle) for $239.99.

Last night, I bought the the 500gb PS3 (Assassins Creed 3 bundle) for $229.99 from Newegg. Amazon is slacking and still selling that bundle for $299.99. Hey Amazon! Time for you to drop the price!

Maybe in a couple months, you could see $200 permanent price tag for some bundles. Black Friday should have great deals (guessing $150-175 bundles) but that is a while away. I highly doubt we will see anything like "$99-125 slim ps2s prices" because the ps3 does lot more.

#21 Posted by Stinger78 (5826 posts) -

[QUOTE="Stinger78"]GameStop sells a PS3 with 5 games for $229. If you don't own one, that is a great deal.Mrmedia01

Thats for a USed fat 40GB PS3 POS, with 5 old crap games. That 40GB kills the deal.

If it works, why's it a POS? It's also easy to find a cheap SATA hard drive that's a lot bigger. Either way, it sounds like you already own a PS3, so you wouldn't be interested. I mentioned it for people who wanted an option for a PS3 at a reasonable price.
#22 Posted by farzan-khan_123 (3 posts) -
noooo this cant be happenig
#23 Posted by farzan-khan_123 (3 posts) -
fat ??? gb ??? nah ii want a slim with black opd 1 and 2 with 2 dualshoks
#24 Posted by farzan-khan_123 (3 posts) -
How much will the price drop like the bundles are 250 to 450 how much the price will drop of ps3 plx tell me :)
#25 Posted by Coolyfett (5079 posts) -

Im thinking sometime in the late summer time/early fall. I don't expect it to drop a huge amount though.

marcheegsr

What is the currect core pricing for the PS3 as of now?

#26 Posted by BH14 (1661 posts) -

About 6 months ago, I bought a 500GB SuperSlim PS3 Assassin's Creed III bundle for $219.99 with free shipping and no tax from ebay/newegg. I got like $7 back in ebay bucks from the deal as well so I got it like for $212.99. I have seen plenty of deals around on PS3 now lately. I would hurry up and get a PS3 now because there are so many great games that came out especially recently and the past couple years.

#27 Posted by ez_moneymaker (1211 posts) -
I would say the holiday season.
#28 Posted by AbstractRadical (629 posts) -
I would expect for that to happen around this fall.
#29 Posted by The_Last_Ride (69172 posts) -
Around october i expect
#30 Posted by Moonanime010 (9 posts) -
Sometime next year, Sony can';t give both PS Vita & PS3 a price drop within the same year.
#31 Posted by Moonanime010 (9 posts) -
We all know, to boost sales a Vita price drop is expected in Summer 2013