PlayStation®3

PlayStation®3
Play the best High Definition, 3D and motion controlled games. Lose yourself in blockbuster movies. Stream chart-topping tunes and catch up on your favourite TV. PS3 gives you access to thousands of great games for the whole family, the latest music and videos on demand, plus online gaming and apps via the free-to-access PlayStation Network.
HD gaming and entertainment for everyone

HD gaming and entertainment for everyone

Breathtaking games, incredible High Definition Blu-ray Disc movies, easy access to your favourite music, photos and the Internet - all under your control, just how you like it.

Remote Play

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Cross-platform features

Cross-platform features

Now the fun never has to stop. Start playing a game on your PlayStation 3 system, pause it, then pick it up on PS Vita right where you left off with cross-platform play. You can even join in multiplayer games on your PS Vita and play against players on their PS3 systems.

Games

Games

Blu-ray Disc Movies

Blu-ray Disc Movies

PlayStation®Network

PlayStation®Network

Internet

Internet

Television

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PlayStation®Eye

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Photos

Photos

Music

Music

Store your music collection in one place, play CDs and watch the latest music videos for free using VidZone.

Cross-platform features

Connect your PS Vita to PlayStation 3 for even more great entertainment on the go. Combining the ultimate home entertainment gaming system with revolutionary PlayStation gaming on the go, cross-platform features bring you unique interactive experiences and whole new ways to play the games you love.

  • Remote Play

    PS Vita and PS4 are perfect partners - if your TV is busy, play a wide range of compatible PS4 games on your PS Vita screen and keep the fun going.

  • Cross-Buy

    Enjoy unbeatable value for money – buy a game for your PS Vita, PS4 or PS3 and get the same title for free or at a discount on the other systems.

  • Cross-Goods

    Unlock or create in-game items and share them between your PS Vita, PS4 and PS3.

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  • Cross-Save

    Begin your adventure at home on PS4 or PS3 then continue on PS Vita wherever you go – gaming without limits, just how you like it.

  • Cross-Controller

    Discover cool new ways to play your PS4 and PS3 games by using the PS Vita system's unique features to control selected titles.

  • Cross-Play

    Grab your PS Vita and enjoy live head-to-head gaming as you race, fight or team up with other PS4 or PS3 players.

System details

System details

Get even closer to PlayStation®3 and take a look at what's beneath the surface.

PlayStation®3 system

Product code: CECH-4000 series (Charcoal Black).

CPU: Cell Broadband EngineTM.

GPU: RSX®.

Audio output: LPCM 7.1ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC.

Memory: 256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM.

Storage size:

  • CECH-4000A:  Flash Memory 12GB.
  • CECH-4000B:  HDD 500GB*.

Inputs/Outputs** Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0): 2.

Networking:

  • Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1.
  • IEEE 802.11 b/g.
  • Bluetooth® 2.0 (EDR).

Controller: Wireless Controller (Bluetooth®).

AV output:

  • Resolution - 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i, 576p, 576i.
  • HDMI OUT connector***x 1.
  • AV MULTI OUT connector x 1.
  • Digital out (optical) connector x 1.

BD/DVD/CD drive (read only) maximum read rate:

  • BD × 2 (BD-ROM).
  • DVD × 8 (DVD-ROM).
  • CD × 24 (CD-ROM).

Power: AC 220 - 240, 50/60Hz****.

Power consumption: Approx. 190W.

External dimensions (excluding maximum projecting part): Approx. 290 × 60 × 230 mm (width × height × length).

Mass: Approx. 2.1kg

* Hard disk capacity calculated using base 10 mathematics (1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes). System software versions 1.10 and later calculate capacity using binary mathematics (1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes), which will display lower capacity and free space. A portion of hard disk capacity is reserved for system administration, which varies depending upon system software version, and is not available for use.

** Usability of all connected devices is not guaranteed.

*** "Deep Colour" and "x.v.Colour (xvYCC)" defined by HDMI ver.1.3a are supported.

**** Power changes depending on countries or regions.

Note: This product is not compatible with PlayStation®2 disc-based games.

Find the perfect PS3™ bundle for you

Find the perfect PS3™ bundle for you

Give your PlayStation®3 experience that special touch with a bundle that adds even more value to an already impressive package.

The Last of Us and PS3 500GB

The Last of Us and PS3 500GB

VOUCHER CODE TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

1.       This voucher code ("Voucher Code") is issued by Sony Network Entertainment Europe Limited of 10 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1F 7LP, United Kingdom (Company Reg. no 6020283) ("we", "us", "our").  When we refer to "you" or "your" we mean the recipient of the Voucher Code.

 

2.       To redeem a Voucher Code, you will need (i) the specified hardware; (ii) a Sony Entertainment Network ("SEN") (previously known as PlayStation®Network) account; and (iii) internet services (e.g. broadband, wifi or mobile internet, depending on your Sony platform).  You are responsible for any internet service and connection fees.

 

3.       To open a SEN account, you must be at least 7 years old and must accept the SEN Terms of Service and User Agreement and Privacy Policy, both available at eu.playstation.com/legal.  If you are under 18 years old, your parent or legal guardian must open a SEN master account and create a sub-account for you.

 

4.       Unless otherwise stated, Voucher Codes may only be used once, for a single SEN account.  Subject to applicable law, Voucher Codes cannot be exchanged, transferred, sold, redeemed or returned for cash or credit (except that you may give a Voucher Code that you have purchased to someone else as a gift).

 

5.       Voucher Codes must be used before any specified expiry date.  The expiry date and any additional restrictions will be communicated to you with the Voucher Code.

 

6.       Voucher Codes will not be replaced if lost, damaged, stolen or otherwise used without your permission.  We reserve the right to terminate or suspend user accounts and request alternative forms of payment, as well as take all actions necessary to protect our interests, if a Voucher Code is fraudulently obtained and used on SEN or to pay for services from PlayStation®Store, SEN Store, Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited ("Services").  If your SEN account is terminated or suspended for these reasons, you may lose any unused SEN wallet funds.

 

7.       Certain content available via Voucher Codes may have specific additional restrictions, such as age ratings and usage rights.  Children may not be able to access content rated higher than their age.

 

8.       A Voucher Code can only be redeemed in those countries where Services are available.  Additional territorial restrictions may apply.

 

9.       If a Voucher Code is defective, your only remedy, and our only liability, is the replacement of such Voucher Code.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, we and our licensees, affiliates and licensors make no other warranties, express or implied, with respect to Voucher Codes, including without limitation, any express or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose and exclude all other liability to you arising from your use of the Voucher Code.  You may have other legal rights as a consumer which are not affected by these Terms and Conditions.

 

10.   We may assign this Agreement to any member of the Sony group of companies without your consent provided that such assignment does not adversely affect your rights under these Terms and Conditions.

 

11.   Where Voucher Codes are made available as part of a promotional offer, any complaints connected to such offers should be addressed to the promoter of the offer rather than to us.

 

12.   You are eligible to redeem one PlayStation®Plus 14 day trial Voucher Code only.  You can only redeem this Voucher Code if you are not a current PlayStation®Plus subscriber and you have never previously subscribed to or received a trial of PlayStation®Plus.  PlayStation®Plus content and services vary by subscriber age.

 

13.   Credit/debit card details required.  At the end of your 14 day trial, if you do not take any action, your 14 day trial will automatically renew to a one-month paid membership in accordance with the SEN Terms of Service and User Agreement and you will be charged €6.99 from funds in your SEN wallet. If your SEN wallet does not have sufficient funds, the credit/debit card connected to your SEN wallet will be charged for the remaining balance.  Please visit the FAQ Page at http://uk.playstation.com/psn/support to learn more about how to cancel your subscription. You may cancel your 14 day trial at any time.  Full terms and conditions can be found in the SEN Terms of Service and User Agreement at eu.playstation.com/legal.

 

14.   To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms and Conditions shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England.  The contract between you and us shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.

 

15.   If you have any questions about the use of Voucher Codes, please visit our Customer Service at eu.playstation.com/redeemvouchercode/.

Bundle includes:

The Last of Us DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
Batman: Arkham Origins and PS3 500GB

Batman: Arkham Origins and PS3 500GB

Bundle includes:

Batman: Arkham Origins DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
Disney Epic Mickey 2 and PS3 12GB

Disney Epic Mickey 2 and PS3 12GB

Bundle includes:

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
Skylanders Giants and PS3 12GB

Skylanders Giants and PS3 12GB

Bundle includes:

Skylanders Giants DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
Gran Turismo® 5, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception™ and PS3 500GB

Gran Turismo® 5, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception™ and PS3 500GB

Bundle includes:

Gran Turismo® 5 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception™ DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception™ and PS3 320GB

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception™ and PS3 320GB

Bundle includes:

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception™ DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
Killzone®3  and PS3 320GB

Killzone®3 and PS3 320GB

Bundle includes:

Killzone™ 3 DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller

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