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Uncharted 3 GOTY, DUST 514 PS3 “super slim” bundle shown

Thursday, 20 September 2012 14:05 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The PS3 limited edition bundle that comes with Uncharted 3 GOTY Edition and $30 worth of bonus digital content for DUST 514 has been photographed and is below. Technically, it’s a screenshot from Sony, but it’s the same thing really. Announced yesterday, the bundle includes a the new super slim PS3 250GB model for $270 and will hit US stores on September 25. Have a look at it below. Alternatively, you can spend the extra $30 and pick up the 500GB model in the US on October 30 which contains Assassin’s Creed 3. Decisions, decisions.

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13 Comments

  1. lexph3re

    So ultimately the system is worth 200? Take the 30 bucks of content off and 40 for GoTY Uncharted and the system itself is worth 200?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. OrbitMonkey

    Good old Sony, showing peeps the WiiU isn’t overpriced at all ;-)

    #2 2 years ago
  3. OlderGamer

    @Lex, don’t you think it would be better if Sony just put the lowest possible price on the core system as posible?

    One of the things that puts some of my friends of about this gen is the price of the sytems. Sony and MS like to put “extra” things in the box. Their strategy is to make the consumer feel like they are recieving more value for their money. The problem is that if you can’t afford 300usd+ for a system, it doesn’t matter what is included in the retail box.

    Would be smarter to just lower the price and let the consumer decide what extras they want to buy and when they want to buy them. Take a look at the new SSPS3, people were expecting it to be much cheaper.

    Hell I remember reading on this site, analysts expected it to be priced at 100usd.

    Of course the reason platform holders don’t just lower the price is because it costs them next to nothing to pack in first party games or codes for digital downloads. That allows them to inflate the price because the “precieved value” doesn’t cost them anything. In your example, it costs Sony a lot less then 70bucks to “Take the 30 bucks of content off and 40 for GoTY Uncharted”. Thus maybe that content actualy costs them 20bucks, that bags them 50ucks pure profit.

    The problem, again, is that instead of a cheap, impulse purchase priced, system that would atualy move off of shelves.

    Wht I wonder is how much the strong yen has effected the final price. I know that several industry insiders have said the WiiU was intended to be at least 50usd cheaper then it is, and that the Yen was the reason it is priced what it is.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. mrmike2012

    Well if they really wanted to cut into the wii u sales they would’ve drop the price to at least one of their models to $199. I don’t know why the hell Sony announced this shit for, if it’s more expensive than it’s older models.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. SlayerGT

    @OG they’re just trying to make money. They’ll drop early next year I’ll bet.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. OlderGamer

    I agree SlayerGT.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Clupula

    Sony really dropped the ball this holiday season by not going to $199 with one of these. They could have just destroyed the Wii U’s sales with a good price cut. No one in their right mind would pay $300 to get most of the same games they can already get when the competition is $100 cheaper. $40 is not that big of a price difference.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. lexph3re

    You guys do realize that these are bundles right? Not solo consoles that are just HDD’s and Controller. Besides I’m a Technology Major I learned really fast stripping a system to bare bones for cheaper price does work for the general consumer but they tend to have NO IDEA how to upgrade it.

    Instead of the current owners bragging about how bad it is. They should think how good it is for an entry level to have all those features Large HDD, Video Game, Online Content, Controller and a new model Console. It’s overall a good bargain

    If in the future you need to replace an older unit for an upgrade I’m sure they’ll have the system without the bundle to pick from in the future.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. OlderGamer

    We know Lex, but I don’t think these bundles will do what they were intended to do. In terms of moving units and expanding the install base. I understand your point, and the concept. But:

    Wii costs 150usd with two pack in games.

    And WiiU will cost 350usd with a pack in and extras(including an HDMI cable).

    SSPS3 costs 270usd and 300usd(both with pack ins).

    While a cheaper hrdware redesign will increase profit margins per system sold for Sony. It will not reach a price point that will encourage more people to buy one. Esp, when there are still cheaper competitors on the shelf.

    I am sure Sony will cut the PS3 price after the holiday season. But so will MS. And Nintendo will likly do the same as well.

    High price has doged and hamstrung Sony this entire gen. Why am I going after this point? Because it is what I mean when I say Sony puts too much tech in their systems. And as a result they are unable to price their products at an acceptible mass market price point. I believe that is what is killing VITA. It hurt PS3, and I wonder what Sony will do for PS4?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. lexph3re

    I honestly don’t think anything is killing Vita besides Skepticism and a lack of public intrigue into newer IPs. People really just want what they are familier with at this point.

    Also, I think Sony’s Advertising department need to be dragged to a back yard and put down like a rabbid dog. Because in the end the average consumer doesn’t really care about price. They care about Hype, if a group of people will drop 300 on a pair of shoes or pants dropping on a console isn’t going to bother them.

    With holiday season approaching if people looked at it from this point of view. I can buy this New model ps3 with a game as well as a cheaper version of the Wii U games i.e Arkham City,Ninja Gaiden etc. They might be more swoon to that then just Wii U for 350. That is only assuming were comparing towards PS3/360 to Wii U.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. ManuOtaku

    Well in my experience bundles from any manufacturer, not only sony, do not arrive to some countries, here in venezuela and other south american countries for example, therefore i think it will be the same for some other regions, so they dont have the impact they should have, because they are not globally focus, thats why i also keep pointing out the memory cards cost for the total of the vita price, because here i will have to buy the handheld + the memory card, because such bundles do not arrive here.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Dragon246

    @OG
    Your double standards are baffling.Ps3 is overpriced for a 8 year old tech, whereas wiiu is fine for charging 100$ more for same old tech.
    You know, saying vita is overpriced and then saying wiiu is ok is pure fanboyism. At least vita had 25 games at launch. WiiU has a grand total of 22 titles confirmed for launch, most of which are ports like vita launch, and this is the best ninty launch ever. Vita had 7 exclusives at launch, wiiu has 3-4. Yet vita is expensive for iphone 5 tech and wiiu is ok for 8 year old tech.
    Also dont get me talking about extras (like hdmi cable). A console (3ds)that does not have a power charger is big a ripoff as you can see. But of course you wont point out that.
    Also some moron was saying ninty gets the most flak, so UNtrue. Sony does.
    Just open that 350+ comments article and add up all comments that were made by you and other “ndf” members. Turns out 2/3 rd of them. The vigor with which you and some others defend ninty is truly amazing, like ninty paid you.
    Double standards is double standards.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. OlderGamer

    Dragon man, look.

    PS3 is at the end of its lifecycle. WiiU, like it or not, is indeed brand new hardware. It isn’t “old tech”. It is a new generation of Nintendo hardware.

    As such the two systems are at different points and they have different expectations. They did not launch side by side. They do not have the same internal workings.

    As the platform holder with the thrid place system, at the end of its lifecycle, most people expect Sony to be able to sell the system for less money then it is. Unortunatly, for Sony, I believe they overachieved on hardware and that coupled with a strong yen(worth far more now then when this gen started) the gradual and expected decline in end of lifecycle price can not happen.

    WiiU is a new hardware launch. Period. The strong yen has also hurt the WiiU. It was possed to be at leat 50usd cheaper then it is. But when you factor in the controler, the game, and the new hardware launch, all things considered the price point for WiiU is seen as reasonable. Not just by me, btw. Butby a lot of folks.

    It in’t a double standard. Each system is surounded by different and unique set of circumstances.

    Just for clearity, the 3DS comes with a AC Adapter. It does NOT included a “Charge Craddle”. You can use one from older systems. Not including one is a bad idea imo. Just like not including a HD cable/HDMI cable on a HD system is also a bad idea.

    Als there is only one reason that we all joke about NDF, and that is because Nintendo does indeed get so much crap there way. You have to ask yourself, if no one attacking it, would there be a need to defend it? And it isn’t the normal fanboy shtick. It centers around ignorance mostly and the notion that Nintendo games are either casual or childerns games. So yeah, people will try and set that straight.

    I guess that prolly sounds like fanboy stuff and maybe it is. I am a Nintendo fan after all ;)

    #13 2 years ago

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    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]