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Price of Play Station 3 in Nigeria

In this article, we will be dishing out full information about the price of play station 3 in Nigeria. The play station 3 (PS3) video game console is in different models.

When it was launched, the console was available for either 60GB or 20GB disk drive, in the US and Japan.

Another version with a disk drive of up to 40, 60, and 80GB disk drive was created in Europe too. Since then, Sony has released other models such as slim, and super slim models.

As of March 2017, Sony has sold an estimated number of 87.4 million consoles.  The play station was first released on the 11th of November, 2006, in Japan, and in North America on the 17th of November 2006.

It was later released in Europe the following year on the 23rd of march, 2007. It was officially announced in 2005 but was later released at the end of 2006. the release was met with mixed reactions.

PS3 became the first ever console to use Blue Ray Disk technology as its primary storage medium. It was also the first console to be controlled by a wireless pad (handheld console), through the remote connectivity it has with play station portable.

Price of Play Station 3 in Nigeria

For a gamer looking to purchase a console for himself or herself, play station 3 will be a good option to consider.

It is amazing because the market value today is pocket friendly. Despite the fact it is not one of Sony’s new creations, it still maintains its worth in the market.

The prices of a brand-new play station 3 console can vary, depending on the store or location you choose to purchase it.

A brand-new play station on the market can be gotten for N69,000 to N90, 000 on average.

The variation in price depends on the storage of the console you purchase. It should be put into consideration that the fluctuation of the currency in the market prices can be affected.


Price of fairly used Play Station 3 in Nigeria

The advantage that the users play station 3 console has over the new one is that it is easily accessible in the market.

Due to the new creations of Sony, the play station 4 and 5 have almost chased the play station 3 out of the market. Whether locally used or foreign used, they are usually cheaper than brand new ones.

Gamers today that is looking for a console that would not leave them breaking the bank before they can afford it, prefer a used play station 3.

The price of a used play station 3 goes from below N35,000 to N60,000. This all depends on the condition of the console, and the number of games that comes with it.

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Original Model of Play Station

There were a number of original hardware versions of the console, they were referred to commonly by the size of their hard disk drive.

Even though they were referred to by Hard Disk drives, their capabilities vary according to their region and release date.

The difference between the first five versions of the console was not much. The number of USB ports, the color of the trim, and the doors that cover the flash card readers.

There were some additional things that were planned by Sony for the play station 3. They had plans for the 20GB to add official WI-FI or flash memory card readers, but they never went through with the plan.

By September 2009, they did away with the plans for the additions as of 29th September 2009.

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The Slim Version

This was a redesigned version of the PS3. It was referred to commonly as “PS3 slim”, and was the one officially branded as “PS3”. PS3 slim had some upgraded features such as a storage space of 120GB, 160GB, 250GB, and 320GB.

It is smaller by 33% and weighs lighter by 36%. It consumes 34% less power than the previous model or 1/3 of the original model.

The slim version of the PS3 was released officially on the 1st of September, 2009.


It was released in North America and Europe. By the 3rd of September, 2009, it was released in Japan, New Zealand, and Australia. It sold in excess of one million units in the first 3 weeks on sale.

The play station 3 needs no introduction in Nigeria today. It remains one of the most popular gaming consoles in the country.

Also, it is one of the most sought-after, despite the release of play stations 4 and 5. Despite the new models coming to the market, it does not look like it’s going away soon in the country.