The new model will be available in two colors. A “Charcoal Black” version will be available October 4 in Japan, in both 250 gigabyte and 500 gigabyte models. A 250 gigabyte “Classic White” version will be available November 22 in Japan.
The 250 gigabyte model will launch in North America September 25 for $269.99 in a bundle with Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: Game of the Year Edition, and a $30 voucher for Dust 514. The 500 gigabyte model will be available on October 30th for $299. Sony teased a Assassin’s Creed 3 bundle with the 500 gigabyte version, but a release date and price were not included. According to Joystiq, the white model has not been announced for North America.
The new system is 50 percent smaller than the original PlayStation 3, and 25 percent smaller and lighter than the current slim model.
Source: PlayStation Blog