PlayStation 3

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PlayStation 3
Type Console
Manufacturer Sony Computer Entertainment
Distributor Sony Computer Entertainment Australia
Released March 23, 2007
Launch RRP AU $999.95
Generation Seventh Generation
Userbase 1.05 million
Predecessor PlayStation 2

The PlayStation 3 is a video game console designed and manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and distributed in Australia by Sony Computer Entertainment Australia. It was released on March 23, 2007 for a price of $AU999.95.

Notes

  • 318,000 sold in 2009. 770,000 LTD. 281,000 sold in 2010 from 266,000 in 2009.
  • 6 million dollar ad campaign for launch. 10,000 preorders. <ref>Robertson, S. (2007, March 16). Three can play at that game. B & T Weekly.</ref>
  • Actual sales by end of March 2007 - 27,083<ref>Nintendo's moves pay off. (2007, August 7). The Newcastle Herald.</ref>
  • $700 by August 2008.<ref>Hill, J. (2008, August 14). Xtending Xbox. The Age.</ref>
  • Q2 2007 - 27,645 sold. 54,728 LTD
  • Q3 2007 sales: 27,533 Total install base: 82,261
  • 1.1 million @ start 2011.
  • 1.4 million @ October 2011.
  • ~2 million @ early 2014 when Foxtel launched

AU Retail Launch Titles

  • Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
  • Call of Duty 3
  • Def Jam: Icon
  • Enchanted Arms
  • Fight Night Round 3
  • Formula One Championship Edition
  • Full Auto 2: Battlelines
  • Genji: Days of the Blade
  • The Godfather: The Don's Edition
  • Gundam: Target in Sight
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
  • MotorStorm
  • NBA Street Homecourt
  • Need for Speed: Carbon
  • NHL 2K7
  • Resistance: Fall of Man
  • Ridge Racer 7
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
  • Tony Hawk's Project 8
  • Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom
  • Virtua Fighter 5
  • Virtua Tennis 3
  • World Snooker Championship 2007

AU PSN Launch Titles

  • Blast Factor
  • Fl0w
  • Go! Puzzle
  • Go! Sudoku
  • GripShift
  • Lemmings
  • Super Rub'a'Dub'
  • Tekken: Dark Resurrection

AU Bundles

  • Slim 250GB w/ FIFA World Cup 2010
  • 60GB Launch (B/C, Sixaxis)
  • 40GB (Sixaxis)
  • 40GB (Dual Shock)
  • 80GB (Sixaxis)
  • 80GB (Dual Shock)
  • Slim 120GB
  • Slim 250GB
  • Slim 160GB
  • Slim 320GB
  • Killzone 2 w/ 80GB
  • Metal Gear Solid 4 w/ 80GB
  • Ultimate Blu-Ray movie pack (300, 10,000BC Blurays, 80GB)
  • Ultimate Blu-Ray movie pack (300, Batman Begins Blurays 80GB)
  • Slim 320GB w/ FIFA 12
  • Slim 320GB Scarlet Red
  • Slim 320GB Silver
  • Slim 320GB White w/ two Dual Shock 3

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