Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced plans to introduce a new 160GB PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) in North America as part of the limited-edition Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PS3 system bundle.
Slated to launch in November for $499.99 (MSRP), the 160GB PS3 system will come bundled with Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, a PLAYSTATION Network voucher for PAIN, and a DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller. The previously announced 80GB PS3 system ($399.99 MSRP) has started shipping to retailers.
"As PLAYSTATION Network continues to evolve with our recently launched video delivery service and more exclusive games, PS3 owners are demanding more storage capacity," said Jack Tretton, President and CEO, SCEA. "Consumers also are utilizing PS3 as an entertainment hub for their digital media, placing content such as their entire music collection on the hard drive. The 160GB PS3 system addresses this growing consumer demand in a compelling bundle that delivers significant value."
The Uncharted: Drake's Fortune PS3 bundle includes the following components:
- 160GB PS3 system - The 160GB PS3 is a complete entertainment system comprising a Blu-ray Disc player, HDMI output, an integrated Wi-Fi connection, and Cell Broadband Engine.
- Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - A 400-year-old clue found in the coffin of Sir Francis Drake sets a modern-day fortune hunter, Nathan Drake, on an exploration for the fabled treasure of El Dorado, leading to the discovery of a forgotten island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The search turns deadly when Drake becomes stranded on the island and hunted by mercenaries. Outnumbered and outgunned, Drake and his companions must fight to survive as they begin to unravel the terrible secrets hidden on the Island.
- PAIN PLAYSTATION Network Voucher - PAIN boldly tackles a rarely explored area of video-gaming comedy. The unique mechanic of the game allows the player to load a character into a human-sized, ultra-powerful slingshot, and fire the character into an active, physics-controlled environment, filled with precarious and humorous situations. Download PAIN from PLAYSTATION Store to your PS3 system with the included voucher.
- DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller - DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller provides the most intuitive game play experience with pressure sensors in each action button and the inclusion of the highly sensitive SIXAXIS motion sensing technology