Playstation 3 Launch Lineup, Accessory Pricing Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 19, 2006 4:21pm PDT

At its Gamer's Day press event today, Sony announced the official launch lineup for the Playstation 3. Not all of these will launch alongside the machine November 17, but they will be available during the system's "launch window." Games are expected to retail for $59.99.

SCEA Launch Titles Resistance: Fall of Man NBA 07 Genji: Days of the Blade Third Party Publisher Titles Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Call of Duty 3 EA Sports Fight Night Round 3 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion F.E.A.R. Full Auto 2: Battlelines Madden NFL 07 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Mobile Suit Gundam: CROSSFIRE NBA 2K7 Need For Speed Carbon NHL 2K7 RIDGE RACER 7 Sonic the Hedgehog Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas Tony Hawk's Project 8 Untold Legends Dark Kingdom
The first half million PS3 units shipped in North America will include a Blu-Ray copy of the Will Ferrell comedy "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," which won't be available seperately until December 12. Sony also announced an official HDMI cable, which will retail at $49.99. A Sixaxis controller will also set you back $49.99, a remote control $24.99, and the Memory Card adapter for PS1/PS2 memory cards will be $14.99.

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  • I suppose that's a decent enough launch lineup, but it sure as hell isn't a $600 lineup, and it isn't a $500 lineup either

    Still waiting I guess. There are some pretty awesome looking rpgs in dev for it, but those won't surface till end of next year at the earliest. I'm not really sure what could come out soon that would really push me me into the 'gotta have it' camp.

    It's an impressive piece of hardware for sure, but the price is just insane, and without a killer app that I simply must own, it's too high.

    Wii60 future indeed. Or, well, Wii for Mii (LOLOLOLLLLLLLLLL cry strangle gasp death)

    Not keen on the 360 yet either, though the xmas games might do it - some of the games I want for it are (bafflingly) stuck in Japan.