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PS4 Slim price and release date announced

The so-called PlayStation 4 Slim is official, and it's coming next week. Sony announced at its PlayStation Meeting event today that the budget-conscious model will arrive on September 15 in 'most regions' and it will cost $299 / £259. Sony didn't confirm a new name for the system, but Slim is as good of a nickname as any.

The new model of PS4 actually leaked weeks ago, despite Sony's best efforts. But it's still good to see that there's a budget-friendly option next to the newly announced PS4 Pro (formerly PS4 Neo). And your new PS4 Slim will still get HDR compatibility, thanks to an upcoming update.

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