Wednesday, May 15, 2013
New, Thinner PS3 Incoming

New, Thinner PS3 Incoming

According to a Federal Communications Commission filing, Sony’s getting ready to introduce a new PS3 to the market.

The model numbers are CECH-4000A and CECH-4000B; the current model number is CECH-3000. This means the new model with hail in the 4000 series.

The FCC label position on the CECH-4000 PS3 is different, and While the filing does not specifically mention dimensions, talk on Eurogamer last month hinted there was a thinner PS3 incoming. In fact Sony’s own Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida said “never say never” concerning a slimmer PS3. This seems to be it, I suspect.

Sony’s prided itself in releasing slimmer versions of its PlayStation consoles at the end of a lifecycle, and while we’ve seen a PS3 slim, a thinner version is definitely not far-fetched.

Thanks, Kotaku.

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  • nick

    either make it really small like the ps2 slim which i really doubt, idf be nigh on impossible to shrink it down THAT much!
    but more personally id rather if $ony kept the size and shape just returned the system to the piano black, chrome and touch sensitive buttons!
    miss my old fatty, she was so beautiful!
    :(

  • http://www.gamesthirst.com Ernice Gilbert

    “Miss my old fatty, she was so beautiful!” Haha!

  • nick

    noisy, hot and sweaty, but beautiful!

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