ps3 slim1 PS3 Price Drop: $249 Effective Immediately

If you didn’t know, Gamescom in Germany is happening right now and typically you get some noteworthy headlines out of the show. Sony has confirmed this morning that the price of the base PlayStation 3 model, the 160GB one that is, will be dropping to $249.99.

That brings the price of the 320GB model down to 299.99, and the recently released inFAMOUS  2 bundle which includes a 320GB system, the game itself, and a 30-day Playstation Plus membership to $299.99 as well. The price drop puts PS3’s price in line with the upcoming PlayStation Vita portable console expected to release later this year.