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Taiwan to get just 500 PS3 units at launch

The Taiwan branch of Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong has announced day one PS3 shipment figures for the territory, according to a report on <a type="ext" href="http://www.digitimes.com">DigiTimes.com</a>.

The Taiwan branch of Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong has announced day one PS3 shipment figures for the territory, according to a report on DigiTimes.com.

Taiwan will get 500 60GB PlayStation 3 units on launch day, November 17. Of that allocation, 150 consoles will go on sale at a special launch event in downtown Taipei.

The remaining 350 units will be divided equally amongst outlets including electronics retail chain Tsann Kuen, Fnac branches and Sony's own franchise stores.

As previously announced, the 60GB PS3 will retail in Taiwan for TW$17,980 (EUR 425). The 20GB version, which won't go on sale until December, will cost TW$14,980 (EUR 355). Sony is aiming to sell 1 million PlayStation 3 units within Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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