PS3: PS3 Slim Deals for 3rd Sept Release

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  1. Ancient_One

    Ancient_One Console Manager Captain

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    Deal is done and the son is happy.

    Harvey Norman gave us a PS3 ($499), Batman Arkham Asylum ($100), HDMI Cable ($59.95) and 1 years extended warranty ($65) for $533

    I'm happy, son's happy. Now he's targeting a 500GB HD from a local source for $132 pickup tomorrow.

    A quick backup to an external HD, install the new HD, transfer the backup to the new HD, activate game expansions, setup network, etc etc. We might be done by weekend's end.
     
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    Gone are the days of simple plug and play!

    Updates galore for the games I got - all rather old and all exclusive to PS3 though :)
     
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    I think I might be waiting a bit longer...
    The game MAG is out early next year
     
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    I would hold out if you can, the Christmas bundles should not be far away.

    You should get more bang for your buck if you can wait another month or so.
     
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    I couldn't do it..I picked up the new PS3 today, with a couple of pre owned games...:)
     
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    Cool. What titles did you grab?
     
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    I got - resistance 1 and 2, killzone 2, motorstorm - all about $20 or $30 each
     
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    Nice picks mate and at a great price.
     
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    With the price drop, I am finaly breaking down and getting one of these new PS3 slim's (can't resist infamous and assasins creed) but there is a trade in deal at EB games going untill October 4th. They will give you $50 off the $299 system if you trade in a PS2, or they will give you $150 off of the $299 system if you trade in the old PS3.
    Trade In Offers
     
  10. Ancient_One

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    I wouldn't trade in an old PS3 for a new one. That just doesn't make sense.
    Would sell the old one and put the money towards the new one instead.

    Ebay has heaps at the moment even first release Australian 60GB backward compatible machines for around $500 - $600.
     
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    That would be silly to trade a PS3 for a PS3, But for a guy like me who only has the PS2 getting the 120gb PS3 slim for $250 is a pretty good deal.
     

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