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PlayStation Store Accidentally Gives Huge Discounts on PS3 Games

Hitman Absolution Box Art

Hitman Absolution Box Art | Wikipedia

While gamers were clamoring for a discounted copy of their favorite games like Assassin’s Creed III, Dishonored and Call of Duty, the PlayStation Store in Croatia were having a Black Friday deal of its own. However, the staff was not aware of it.

The Accidental Black Friday Mistake from PlayStation Croatia

It appears that the huge discounts appearing on PlayStation Croatia were an accident. There were reports that the new release of Hitman: Absolution, which costs about $80 in the United States, was priced at 80 KN or roughly $13.

Because of the huge discount, people started scooping up as many accounts as possible to sell on the PSN black market. On the other, PlayStation Store Croatia removed the ability to PSN funds while they are fixing the problem. As of this writing, everything is now back to normal.

Discounted PS Vita Titles on the Next Update

On the other hand, it was reported that Sony is planning to give discounts to certain PlayStation Vita titles in the next US PlayStation Store update. According to CVG, the following titles will receive a discount and will cost $17.99:

  • Little Deviants
  • Reality Fighters
  • Hot Shot Golf: World Invitational
  • MLB 12: The Show
  • Reality Fighters
  • Wipeout 2048
  • ModNation Racers

In addition, Unit 13, Resistance Burning Skies, and Smart As will be priced at $26.99. Meanwhile, Uncharted: Golden Abyss can be purchased for $35.99.

However, it is unknown whether these discounts are just temporary or will be permanent. This only means that readers should keep themselves updated once the PS Store update is released tomorrow.

PlayStation 3 on Cyber Monday

In case you were not able to grab a PS3 console last Black Friday, now is your chance to do so! Depending on the retailer, the PS3 160 GB console is priced between $248.86 and $299.99. It also has the following features:

  • New slimmer and lighter PS3 system with a 160 GB HDD, Internet-ready built-in Wi-Fi, 2 USB ports and HDMI + Bravia
  • Synch output for 1080p resolution and connectivity between other Sony HDMI products.
  • Dualshock 3 wireless controller.
  • AC power cord, AV cable and USB cable.
  • Free PlayStation Network membership.

Moreover, it was posted on Cyber Monday’s official website that the gaming console is set to bring in the next-generation entertainment experience to players.

The fourth generation of hardware released for the PlayStation 3 entertainment platform, the PlayStation 3 160GB system is the next stage in the evolution of Sony’s console gaming powerhouse. Loaded with a mix of multimedia features and functions available on earlier PlayStation 3 models, as well as a series of new advancements and refinements, the PlayStation 3 160GB system is destined to push the envelope in the realm of Next-Generation entertainment.

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