The 500GB version (pictured) will hit Europe on September 28, bundled with FIFA 13 for around €300. It will be followed on October 12 by a "wallet-friendly" version equipped with 12GB of flash memory, priced at around €230 standalone. Sony is not expected to set an official RRP in the UK, where it will let retail to determine its own pricing.
Ahead of our full review, here are a few snapshots of the new model in our very untidy office. Don't judge us.