PS3 delayed in Europe
I was gonna talk about the Wolfmother album, but I’ve been playing Katamari on the PS2 this evening, so there’s been no time for a proper update. Instead I’m reacting to the news that the PS3 launch in Europe has been delayed until March 2007, meaning no PS3’s for anyone’s Christmas. That’s a big blow, meaning Microsoft (and potentially Nintendo) have the chance to get the busy festive season wrapped up (if you can forgive the pun).
I know I’ve been skeptical about how popular the PS3 will be come launch time. True, I think the 6 million units that are being promised for the launch will be snatched up immediately. That said, the asking price in Australia is $999 (just over 400 quid), which is still a big chunk of cash. Put it this way, I paid $650 for my X-Box 360. Still a lot of money, but there’s just the feeling of shedding out a grand for something.
Mind you, my brother’s decided to get me a Nintendo DS Lite for my birthday (which was 3 weeks ago), so that should be fun. At least in the near future there will be some fun gaming ahead.