Starting today Sony has dropped the price of the PlayStation 3. The 160gb model is now 249.99.
If you need more storage, the 320gb model is now available for 299.99. Interestingly there is also an 320gb Infamous 2 bundle that includes 30 days of PlayStation prime for 299.99. That maybe the one to get if you are in the market, I believe supplies will be more limited.
Also worth noting, the new price point makes the “entry” level PS3 cheaper than the Vita. The Vita is priced at 299.99, which is a bit on the steep side for a handheld. The Vita seems to be feature rich but Nintendo has dominated the handheld market for over a decade and struggled to sell the 3DS at 249.99. Will consumers respond to features and applications or are the sales going to depend on the quality of the games released?