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Old 08-08-2012, 11:52 PM - Thread Starter
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Didn't see a Gamescom thread so I made a separate one. Anyway, what are the odds of that? A lot of people were predicting one at E3, but one didn't come. I didn't think there would be one at E3 since the MW3 Bundle was just released. Last year a lot of people also predicted one at E3 and we ended up seeing one at gamescom with the Infamous Bundle. I'm really hoping for one since I could use a 2nd one and there don't seem to be many deals out there.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:31 AM
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I would guess the odds are zero for a price drop on the existing PS3. I'd think chances are higher to see the announcement of the new slimmer PS3, and/or a something new with Vita.
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:10 AM
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I would guess the odds are zero for a price drop on the existing PS3. I'd think chances are higher to see the announcement of the new slimmer PS3, and/or a something new with Vita.

The slimmer PS3 could have a price drop... I wouldn't expect an announcement of a price drop until it actually happens though. Otherwise it just cannibalizes current sales because people decide to wait for the price drop.

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Old 08-13-2012, 12:13 PM
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It wont be annonced but as soon as the New PS3 slimmer is out, store will drop prices to get rid of inventory. It happens quick so be ready.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:15 PM
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If they drop it won't come until the Wii U launch. Sony is in a difficult position with how to go about dropping the price along with the issues surrounding Vita.

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If Sony announces the revised PS3 hardware, we'll see the new and inexpensive 16gb model retail under $200.

Otherwise, the Sony conference will probably be more focused on new media partnerships, a possible PS Mobile launch announcement, and any last-ditch marketing for Vita.

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