news\ Jan 17, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Classic White PS3 to release in the United States this month


Sony announced some amazing news today: the Classic White PlayStation 3 will be coming to the United States. Even better, it will be available this month on January 27, 2013.

The new color for the PS3 will be available via the Classic White PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle which basically combines the 500GB HDD PS3 system with a one-year membership to PlayStation Plus, Sony's subscription service package from PlayStation Network. PlayStation Plus provides gamers with discounts, demos, cloud storage, and and abundance of free games. The PlayStation Plus library is regularly refreshed to include 12 PS3 games along with 6 games for the Vita, with new games added each month.

"PlayStation continues to stand for gamers, and as such, we're excited to give PlayStation fans in North America what they've been asking for - a colored PS3 and access to a library of PS3 games for them to download and play instantly through PlayStation Plus and the Instant Game Collection," said John Koller, vice president of platforms marketing, SCEA. "Gamers are looking for the best value and the best content, and with PlayStation Plus, they'll always have something new to play, choosing from a library of hit games such as inFAMOUS 2 and LittleBigPlanet 2."

The Classic White PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle will retail for $299.99. This new color will also available in Canada.

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