80GB PS3 ‘optional’ for other markets

Sony Computer Entertainment has said that the company could release the 80GB PlayStation 3 outside South Korea – but there are currently no plans to do so.

As reported by the Washington Post, spokesperson Satoshi Fukuoka said, “At this time there are no concrete plans [to sell the model in other markets].

“However,” he added, “It could be an option to introduce it in other regions but it needs to be decided by each region.”

As announced earlier, the 80GB PS3 will go on sale in South Korea on June 16, priced at KRW 518,000 (AU $679).

Following the announcement, a Sony Computer Entertainment Europe spokesperson said that there are currently “no plans” to launch the 80GB model in Europe.

Source: GamesIndustry.biz

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