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Playstation 3 Region Free
Now, all PS3 games will be region free, and the only thing standing in your way from playing games from other regions is the need to understand Japanese, and perhaps PAL vs NTSC formats making it display a little weird. It's unlikely that movies, even the new HD-DVDs and BDs (Blu-ray discs) will be region free any time soon however.
Additionally, there's news that the PS3 will (probably) come with a 60GB hard drive included.