Sony Reveal PS3 Euro Launch Details

After months of waiting Sony has finally confirmed the exact date that Europe will be catching up with the rest of the world…AKA the date the PS3 and it collection of game and accessories will be launching. The exact price is GBP 425 / EUR 599 for the 60GB console and the magical date is 23rd March. No 20GB version will be available at launch. Continuing on with their proud statement Sony revealed that they plan to make one million consoles available across Sony Computer Entertainment Europe territories on launch day., with 300,000 of those units available just for the UK.

Following the hugely successful launches of PS3 in Japan and North America, we are absolutely delighted to be able to bring significant numbers of PS3 to the UK,” said Sony UK managing director Ray Maguire.

Launch titles will consist of 30 titles with games such as Resistance: Fall of Man, Genji: Days of the Blade, Ridge Racer 7, MotorStorm and Formula One Championship Edition. Along with those some third parties games from Electronic Arts, Activision, SEGA, Ubisoft, Vivendi, Namco Bandai, Take-Two and Sony Online Entertainment will also be made available. That’s not all though as Gran Turismo HD Concept demo, Tekken: Dark Resurrection, Blast Factor, flOw, Go! Sudoku and Go! Puzzle will be available for download for the Sony Online Store from day one.

Off course after buying your new console with all the new games and after downloading great stuff online you will want to make the best out of all the other features. Sont have also announced an additional Sixaxis pad will cost GBP 34.99 and for a Blu-ray remote control you will need to fork out GBP 17.99. Other extras include the official HDMI cable at GBP 17.99 the AV cable also at GBP 17.99 and the Component AV cable at exactly the same price. However, if you are a gamer of the S-video loving variety then that cable will only cost 12.99.

That is all… that is a fact knowledge is the bomb and I thank you!