$199 PS3 confirmed for North America

12GB model now available in region, while Europe will see price drop to €199.


Beyond: Two Souls

Today during Sony's Gamescom media briefing, the company confirmed that the $199 12GB PlayStation 3 model will be sold in North America. It is available now at Target, Best Buy, and Amazon.

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Retailer leaks last week suggested the model would be released in North America this week.

Sony also announced during its briefing today that the same 12GB PS3 will see a price drop in Europe, falling from €229 to €199.

Sony's Gamescom briefing today brought news of a PlayStation 4 November release date, Minecraft coming to the console as a launch title, and a PlayStation Vita price cut.

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