The well-known consumer electronics giant, Sony has announced that it will offer a new 80GB PLAYSTATION 3 (Core Pack) for just $399 (same price as current 40GB PS3 model) starting this September, accommodating more movies, graphics, music, photos and other entertainment contents.

According to Sony, “The new 80GB model will be a complete entertainment system comprising of a Blu-ray player, HDMI output, an integrated Wi-Fi connection, Cell Broadband Engine and a built-in 80GB hard-disk drive. The multi-functionality of the 80GB PS3, combined with more than 140 exclusive and third-party titles and the PLAYSTATION Network, is a comprehensive entertainment value designed to appeal to a wide range of consumers from hard-core gamers to general entertainment enthusiasts.”

In addition to new 80GB PS3, Sony is launching new PLAYSTATION network video delivery service on PLAYSTATION Store for PS3 and PSP gaming systems, allowing US consumers to rent or purchase full-length TV shows and movies from most major studios including 20th Century Fox, MGM, Walt Disney, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment for their beloved PS3 and PSP, aiming to enhance the entertainment experience.