PS3 Slim - Released to the wild 1st Sept 2009

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  1. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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  2. Prowl

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    Dude if I could play Fat Princess with you, that would kick ass.

    Price is 299. So defeinitely a drop.
     
  3. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    That's what the market's calling for.

    To be honest, I'm more concerned with backwards compatability.
     
  4. Recall

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    I really don't think you're going to see it unfortuantely. Especially with the slim as those type of features and its components will be removed to make it slimmer.
     
  5. Prowl

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    I seriously doubt it will have that, to be honest, but I heard rumblings about them adding software emulation again.
     
  6. Prowl

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    I seriously doubt it will have that, to be honest, but I heard rumblings about them adding software emulation again.
     
  7. McBradders

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    Current firmware is 2.8something, the rumour is a full leap to 3.0, that means massive changes to something. What? Who knows, hopefully we'll find out today.
     
  8. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    hopefully my TE stick will work on ps2 games, that'd be nice.
     
  9. Prowl

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    I double-posted.... I got betta'
     
  10. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    My PS3 is broken and has been for months. Between the outrageous price Sony wanted me to pay them to fix my 1-month-out-of-warranty system, that I need a new controller to replace the one my daughter slathered in Elmer's glue when I turned my back, and the amount I could sell my broken system for on ebay, the Slim at $299 is crazy tempting to me. Fixing my existing system, buying a new controller, and flipping my broken system for parts would end up costing more or less about the same as a new Slim, give or take an outlay of maybe $20-30.

    The main thing I want is an IR solution so it will work with universal remotes. If they do that it will push me over the top and I'll be buying my second PS3.
     
  11. ZeroEdge

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    Y'know...

    I've never really been a big fan of how Sony's slim consoles look...but then again, I usually buy them before the slim version is released, so I don't really need it.
     
  12. Ziero

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    I'd wait for actual confirmation of something before pre-ordering it.

    Unless I missed something, I think the slim is still a rumor.
     
  13. Venksta

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    Slim was just announced at the press conference. Available first week of September. 120gb HD. Same features and functions. 33% smaller and 36% lighter. Cost is $299.99. And as of tomorrow, they said the PS3's price will drop to $299.99 as well.
     
  14. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Thats awesome !
     
  15. Prowl

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    Good News Everyone!
     
  16. TreKain

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    and FINALLY i will buy it...been waiting over a year for the price to drop!
     
  17. Rob

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    Well time to re-buy my PS3, I guess this month was a good time for it to break

    The question now is do I buy the slim or the regular, any advice?
     
  18. Prowl

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    I'm going to buy a new one for my Fiance. Time to tell all my friends with my Activation to drop me so I can download all my games to this new baby.
     
  19. TreKain

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    no mention on the rumored backwards compatibility coming back in the slim....
     
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