The folks at Team Xbox
have picked up the latest issue of PSM, also known as the Unofficial PlayStation Magazine, and let us
know that the magazine is claiming to have the official launch date and price of Sony's latest game console. The
PlayStation 3 is set to launch in early November, just in time for the post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy,
simultaneously with its online service. The asking price? $399 for US, €322 for Europe, and ¥45,965 in
While we're sure that a magazine entirely devoted to Sony's platform has some pretty good inside
sources, and the prices and date seem pretty likely, consider this speculation until we get the official word from Sony
(or, at least, the Official PlayStation Magazine).