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    News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    Sony has confirmed that All PAL regions will be getting a new PS3 SKU this October.
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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    Easier to get one model then change the hard drive over when you fill it up to like 250GB, can get a drive from Scan for about £45 ...

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by Stringent View Post
    Easier to get one model then change the hard drive over when you fill it up to like 250GB, can get a drive from Scan for about £45 ...
    For you, yes. Remember there are quite a few people out there who will not or are scared to do such things. I think this is being released to go with the PVR addon so that there is room to actually record things.
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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by menthel View Post
    For you, yes. Remember there are quite a few people out there who will not or are scared to do such things. I think this is being released to go with the PVR addon so that there is room to actually record things.

    Scared of opening up a cover, taking out a few screws and then pressing format basically?
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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    will these new 80 and 160 gb sku's have backward compatibility...?

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by HSK View Post
    will these new 80 and 160 gb sku's have backward compatibility...?
    Partial hardware emu complimented by software emu.
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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    ahh so it will have the same software emu as the usa's sku's right!

    i assumed, that these would be the same as the 40GB (no backward compat, and less USB ports etc) but with bigger drives...

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by HSK View Post
    ahh so it will have the same software emu as the usa's sku's right!

    i assumed, that these would be the same as the 40GB (no backward compat, and less USB ports etc) but with bigger drives...
    As far as I know, yes.
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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    On all the sites i've seen the 80gb will be exactly the same as the 40gb version except the bigger hdd and a dualshock controller instead of the sixaxis.....

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    i have a feeling that is the case...no back compat ....

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    it does still have the back compatability for ps1 games but ps2 are a no go, same for the memory cards. these new ps3s are just 40gb versions with the hdd and controllers replaced. if you want back compatability why don't you try and get a 60gb ps3? i've recently bought one off ebay..... lightly used (wouldn't have known if the seal on the box hadn't been broken), the warranty hadn't been registered and was bought this april meaning i could register it under my name and get cover till next april!

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    that might be an option...how much did u pick urs up for? i guess it's not too much of an issue as i've got a working PS2, but it would of been nice just to been able to play em all on one machine, and have a newer one with whatever hardware revisions.

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    Re: News - Fancy a new PS3 SKU anyone? 160GB model confirmed for Europe

    I got mine for 390 inc. p&p, the guy was kind enough to also throw in the dvd remote for free i've seen them go for about 370 but they normally only have 6 months warranty or sometimes less. it is much more expensive but i'd rather get rid of mine ps2 and have all the functions that the original ps3 was meant to have. sold my ps2 for 40 quid so it not only did it bring the price down but means i only need one console on my desk now

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