In September 2009, the Slim model of the PlayStation 3 was released. Heading into 2017, Japan was the last territory where new units were still being produced until May 29, 2017 when Sony confirmed the PlayStation 3 was discontinued in Japan.
Similarly, is the ps3 still in production?
Sony made the revelation on the 500GB black PS3's product page, which is the only remaining model still in production in Japan. Sony has been taking steps to retire the console since last year. It released the last first-party PS3 title in October.
What are the best ps3 games out right now?
- Assassin's Creed II.
- Batman: Arkham Asylum.
- Burnout: Paradise.
- Call of Duty Black Ops II.
- Dark Souls.
Is the ps3 Dead?
The PS3 is dead, long live the PS3. Sony's PlayStation 3 console is officially discontinued worldwide as of today, 30 May 2017. Multiplayer on the PS3 is also still free, so there's that.