Sony seriously freaking loves Korea or something

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    SCEK announced 40GB model PS3 priced at 350,000 Won tax included.
    The F/X rate seems to be 1000 KRW = 1.1 USD
    Which means it's ~$382, including tax, I don't know what the tax rates are in every single State,
    but it basically means it's sold at $349.99, give or take depending on the tax you pay.

    Probably about 90% of PS2 users in Korea run backups, there are 10 times more 360 owners than PS3 owners in Korea, and yet Sony gives them good deals like very early 80GB model and really cheap 40Gb model.

    If $349.99 PS3 model comes out in North America, it will sell well I bet.
     
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    Well, I'd definately buy one.

    It'd only be 50 bucks more than an XBox 360.

    Don't understand why they'd give them a deal like that and not us.

    Maybe they don't want that old dude to blow them up, so they send him a PS3 for 350 dollas [​IMG]
     
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    Lol took me 20 seconds to understand that. I don't think China (Except Hong Kong) and North Korea get retail PS3, and North Korea probably lacks electricity to run this 180W eating monster. Oh wait, my desktop eats 550W but I'm in Canada yay!
     
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    Isn't the 40G set to be launched at $399 in the US? I haven't bothered checking as I wouldn't buy a PS3 without BC (I'm sure my PS2 will crap out in a near future, but as there are still PS1/PS2 games I'd be playing in a few years...). The white PS3 is really nice though.

    im in ur ps2
    stealin ur processin powwah
     
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    I've got a mental image of Saddam, sitting in a cave, using PS2s to build the supercomputer from Superman III

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yup, but Korean 40GB is priced at equivalent of $349.99.
    I just found out 40GB in Hong Kong is even cheaper, by something like 10% (custom-free country you know).

    Come on, we are richer but not by $50 on game consoles [​IMG]
     

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