Sony reveals PS3 software prices

SCEE’s five disc-based first-party releases – Resistance: Fall Of Man, Motorstorm, Formula One Championship Edition, Ridge Racer 7 and Genji, Days Of The Blade – have been given an official price point of just £39.99 (E59.99). The suggested retail price of Xbox 360 titles is usually £49.99.

In addition to the disc-based games SCEE has also announced that titles downloadable via its PlayStation Network, such as BlastFactor, flOw and Super Rub a Dub and Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, will be available for an introductory period at prices from E2.99 to E9.99 (around £2 to £6.70).

Additional content, such as video content and game items, will be priced on sliding scale from E0.99 (around 66p).

President and CEO of SCEE David Reeves, said: “Not only will it be completely free to register on the PlayStation Network with no subscription fees and access to many free demos, but with these competitive prices for additional content we are able to offer the consumer both top quality games on Blu-ray discs and a whole range of downloadable content from the PlayStation Network.

“With over 30 first and third party disc and network games available at launch, we are confident that this will be one of the most successful launches of all time.”

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