Sony Computer Entertainment America announced this week that a classic white PS3 game console bundle will be coming for the first time to the United States and Canada on January 27. The bundle is called the classic white PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle and will sell for $299.99.
The bundle includes a year-long membership to PlayStation Plus. The console included in the bundle has a 500 GB hard drive. The PlayStation Plus bundle includes a number of free games that can be downloaded each month.
The PlayStation Plus bundle also gives users early access to betas and automatic updates for games and system software. "PlayStation continues to stand for gamers, and as such, we're excited to give PlayStation fans in North America what they've been asking for - a colored PS3 and access to a library of PS3 games for them to download and play instantly through PlayStation Plus and the Instant Game Collection," said John Koller, vice president of platforms marketing, SCEA. "Gamers are looking for the best value and the best content, and with PlayStation Plus, they'll always have something new to play, choosing from a library of hit games such as inFAMOUS 2 and LittleBigPlanet 2."