Classic White PlayStation 3 hits the UK courtesy of GameStop

Lighter toned PlayStation console on sale in the UK now ahead of Christmas rush

Having launching in Japan some months ago the pristine Classic White PS3 is on sale in the UK now priced £299.99

Online retailer GameStop has announced it is to exclusively sell the 320GB Classic White Sony PlayStation 3 console in the UK with the lighter hued Xbox rival available to buy now.

Having gone on sale earlier today the classic white PS3 features the usual array of high-end innards with a 320GB hard disk drive landing alongside an inbuilt Blu-ray player with 3D playback capabilities, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and HDMI output for optimised 1080p gaming.

“Customers worldwide have been clamouring for PS3 colour options besides black, and we are very excited to have partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), to bring the Classic White PS3 to the UK and Ireland for the first time,” said Michael Finucane, Commercial Director of GameStop.

Classic White PlayStation 3 Price

Bundled with a pair of white dual-shock controllers, a PlayStation Network membership, a £25 PSN Card and a single PS3 game, gaming fans looking to snap up a classic white Sony console ahead of the Christmas period will have to part with £299.99.

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