http://www.news.com/ Sony to launch high-end PS3 in Europe By Reuters http://news.com.com/Sony+to+launch+high-end+PS3+in+Europe/2100-1043_3-6153181.html Story last modified Thu Jan 25 05:50:27 PST 2007 Sony said on Thursday it will launch the high-end version of its PlayStation 3 game console on March 23 in Europe, but it has no plan at the moment to offer the basic model there. The electronics and entertainment conglomerate last September delayed the European launch of the PS3, Sony's most important strategic product for this business year, to March from November due to a production glitch. "We will focus on the launch of the one with a 60GB drive and have no plan now to introduce the 20GB model," Sony Computer Entertainment spokesman Satoshi Fukuoka said. Sony Computer Entertainment is the video game unit of Sony. Sony started selling both the high-end model with a 60GB hard-disk drive and the basic model with a 20GB drive in Japan and North America last November. The 60GB model, which will sell for about $775, will also become available in Africa, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand on March 23. About 1 million units of the PS3 will be available during the initial launch period in those regions, Sony said. Story Copyright © 2007 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Copyright ©1995-2007 CNET Networks, Inc. All rights reserved.