Sony has announced that the PS3 is officially ending production. After 11 years and 3 model redesigns, Sony has finally decided that the PS3 has seen its day. It brings to an end what was a great console and in addition, closes another successful chapter in Sony's history.
Users can purchase video and game content through the PlayStation™Store on PS4™, PS3™, PC, and PS Vita. Video content purchase on PS3™ is now discontinued.
The end of Sony's PlayStation 3 is now complete: the official Japanese PlayStation website now lists the standard 500GB unit (the only remaining PS3 model) as “shipment complete,” meaning Sony won't be manufacturing or shipping out the console anymore. That being said, the PlayStation 3 isn't really dead.
The prices mentioned here are for PlayStation 3 consoles with a standard controller and power supply. Your PS3 can be worth more if you have accessories like extra controllers, headsets, zapper guns, or Guitar Hero equipment. In general, you can expect to get around $5 to $65 more per accessory.
The average PS3 pawn shop value is $87.57, according to our 2020 price data at PawnGuru. The maximum offer made on a PS3 was $250. Since offers were made on PS3's of all types of conditions, storage capacities and models, the prices in the data varied greatly.