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Sony reveals limited edition Gunmetal PS3 for US

Multiple hardware and software SKUs due for release with Metal Gear Solid 4

Sony Computer Entertainment America has revealed a new PlayStation 3 SKU to accompany the release of Konami's Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

The bundle consists of a gunmetal grey PlayStation 3 complete with game branding and copy of the game, and according to Sony will be a "very, very limited edition" package.

The bundle is just one of many packages and limited editions being offered to coincide with the release of the game on June 12.

Sony is also resurrecting the 80GB PS3 in the US for a Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle, which comes with PS3 DualShock 3, while the game itself will be sold as a standard edition and Limited Edition SKU which will only be sold through GameStop stores.

For consumers that pre-order the game, Sony and Konami are also offering a free Metal Gear Saga Vol. 2 DVD which contains a voucher for access to the Metal Gear Online beta trials.

Sony currently offers a number of hardware bundles for the PlayStation 3, with the Gran Turismo 5: Prologue edition already on sale, while yesterday is was revealed that a Grand Theft Auto IV package is also due for release this month.

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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