Thursday, November 20, 2008

Amazon to offer $199 PS3 Blu-ray bundle Black Friday


Retailer Amazon.com on Thurs. began the Amazon Customers Vote promotion where customers can vote to be eligible to purchase a bundle that includes Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3, a Blu-ray movie, and a game title for as low as $199.

In the new promotion, customers vote on which PS3 Blu-ray bundle they want to be made available for purchase. Eligible voters will receive an e-mail the day prior to login and buy the product at the discounted price.

Three bundle SKUs are available to vote for, including the $199 PS3 Blu-ray Sci-Fi Bundle, $229 PS3 Blu-ray Action Bundle, and the $100 PS3 Blu-ray Family Bundle.

A total of 500 bundles will be sold at the markdown price.

The buying day for the offer will be held Fri., Nov. 26.

Amazon in Nov. began offering two free Blu-ray disc titles with the purchase of an 80GB PS3 and any two Sony Blu-ray disc titles.

Additionally, it is offering a 'Buy 2 Get 1 Free' Blu-ray disc promotion.

Sony in Nov. began sale of a new 160GB PS3 SKU at U.S. retail.

The bundle includes a new 160GB PS3, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, PAIN downloadable game voucher, and a Dualshock 3 controller for $499.

The PS3 sold 190,000 units in Oct to rank as the No. 4 hardware during the month according to data from NPD Group Inc.

Click here to VOTE for a PS3 Bundle on Amazon Now!

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