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PS3 slim outsells competition in Australia

60,000 units sold since launch, console to be given away free with Bravia TVs

Sony has sold over 60,000 slim PlayStation 3's in Australia since the model was introduced on September 3.

According to the company, the console has been outselling rival hardware from Nintendo and Microsoft during the period, with Sony about to kick off a new promotion to further boost sales.

"I can confirm that in excess of 60,000 units of the PS3 120GB have been sold since launch," a spokesperson for sony told GameSpot. “I can also confirm that since the launch of the new model on September 3, total sales for the period since introduction have outperformed our competition.”

Sony is also now offering a free slim PS3 console to consumers who buy a Bravia LCD TV, with guaranteed delivery before Christmas.

Earlier this week it was revealed that sales of the PSPgo failed to make much of an impact in its first week on the market, with around 1000 units sold.

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