White PlayStation 3 to go on sale 1 November – GameStop

9 Sep 2011

Global games retailer GameStop said it will exclusively sell the 320GB Classic White PlayStation 3 console in stores across Ireland and the UK on 1 November.

The console will also sell in GameStop stores in Europe, Micromania and EB Games Australia and e-commerce sites from November.

The system will include two white dual-shock controllers.

“Customers worldwide have been clamouring for PS3 colour options besides black, and we are very excited to have partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), to bring the Classic White PS3 to these markets for the first time,” said Michael Finucane, commercial director of GameStop in Ireland.

“GameStop is working diligently to get customers the exclusive products that they want to purchase this Christmas.”

The Classic White PlayStation 3 will be available in all GameStop stores from Tuesday, 1 November, 2011. Quantities will be limited so buyers are being urged to pre-order today. For more information or to pre-order today, visit www.gamestop.ie or  www.gamestop.co.uk

Key features of the Classic White PlayStation 3 include:

·  320GB HDD for storing games, music, videos and photos 

·  Streams thousands of movies and music

·  Built-in Blu-ray player with 3D capabilities 

·  Free PlayStation Network membership 

·  Plays DVDs and CDs 

·  Built-in Wi-Fi 

·  HDMI output for 1080p resolution

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years