Australia gets new Xbox 360 and PS3

Aug 18, 2008
Australia gets new Xbox 360 and PS3

Australian gamers have two reasons to be excited this morning. Today Microsoft is releasing a new upgraded Xbox 360, and Sony has officially confirmed a release date and pricing for the 80GB PS3.

The new Xbox 360 Pro is available in Australia starting today, the upgraded 360 has a 60GB hard drive and is selling for $499. Previously the 20GB Xbox 360 Pro was selling for $499.

If Xbox isn’t your thing, Sony has announced an official release date for their 80GB PS3 in Australia. The 80GB PS3 will be available for Australian customers on August 28th for $699. The PS3 also marks a pretty significant price drop given the 40GB version also sells for $699.

[via IGN]

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