Rumour: French catalogue says new PS3 price is €299 [Update]

By Patrick Garratt
14 August 2009 09:39 GMT


Right. Bear in mind this could be a complete lie. A catalogue page from French retailer Carrefour has apparently confirmed a new PS3 price of €299, effective as of September 1.

You can see all the scans on

The text above the machine says “nouvelle console, nouvelle prix” – “new console, new price” – but the model appears to be the current chassis.

That price equates to £258.

Remember: it could be bollocks. Sony’s GamesCom presser takes place in Cologne next Tuesday.

Thanks GAF and Blerk.

Update: SCEE just got back with, “I’m afraid I can’t make any comment on that.”

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