80Gb PS3 out on Friday in the UK, August 28 in Australia

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 18 August 2008 07:20 GMT

VG247’s received confirmation from a GameStation employee that the 80Gb PS3 is indeed out in the UK this Friday, August 22, as has been previously rumoured.

The retailer’s pre-order page is here. It’s the same price as the current 40Gb model: £299.99.

IGN’s also carrying confirmation that the new SKU will release on August 28 in Australia. The box will cost $699.

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