Manufacturing the PlayStation 3 discontinued
As reported by various sources, citing official Japanese PlayStation website, the production of the standard model of the PlayStation 3 with a hard drive capacity of 500 GB in Japan discontinued. I should add that this is the last model that was in production.
Sales of PlayStation 3 began in November 2006, Sony has repeatedly talked about the 10-year life cycle of the console, keep the promise. In Japan the PlayStation 3 by a wide margin ahead of rival, the Xbox 360, but in the United States and Europe between the consoles turned a real war.
According to VGChartz, the total sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 worldwide account for about 87 and 86 million consoles.