Reader Chris sends in a link to a (backordered) bundle Best Buy is offering. It contains a 120 GB PS3, a wireless controller, and a “Rocketfishâ„¢ – 8′ HDMI Digital Audio/Video Cable for PlayStation 3″. For all of this, you pay only $394.97. Trouble is, the
controller and PS3 usually go for $300. See update.
So far as I can tell– that’s an additional $94.97 for a “starter bundle” that includes a ps3 (valued at $299) and a hdmi cable…which I guess is valued at $95
This may be a mistake, but knowing best buy it isn’t. I’m sure geeksquad recommends it. This is a new low for best buy.
We defer to the Mass Effect 2 shopkeeper for advice on this one.
UPDATE: Commenters point out that the bundle comes with an extra controller, and the confusion is that there is only one pictured. The extra controller costs $54.99. This makes the HDMI cable $40ish. Worth it? This bundle is advertised as saving you $30.