Sony announced they are bringing colorful PlayStation 3 consoles outside of Japan for the first time. The first colorful model to be released in other countries will be the red one, which will be, at first, released only in the United Kingdom.
The red PlayStation 3 which is coming to the UK is a 320GB of storage model and comes with a DualShock 3 Wireless Controller. Its launch in the country will be on April 27th and the device will cost 250GBP (approx. $400). On Play.com, it will be available for 240GBP.
Sony confirmed to Eurogamer that UK retailers have started listing the red PlayStation 3 at their stores over the weekend and some shops will be authorized to perform pre-order sales. The company also said they currently have no plans on bringing the blue PS3 out of Japan.