160 GB PlayStation 3 launched on 31st October

Sony has announced that they will launch a 160 GB PlayStation 3 model on 31st October in Europe and other PAL territories. This new module has twice the storage capacity of the 80 GB model that will be released this Friday. Also it will include a bundle of PlayStation Network content. However like previous models, this one will not be able to play PlayStation 2 games. The 160 GB PlayStation 3 model will be priced at €449.

A North American release is stated to be in November, however in a different form. It will be a limited edition with the game Uncharted: Drake's Fortune and a voucher for the downloadable game Pain. It will be priced at $499.