dealsplaystation 3 dualshock 3 wireless controller for…

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Shows at $39.99 for me. Bought one anyways since it's a good enough deal.

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@xeyark: Red is available for $39.45...you can save a whole 54 cents!

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Amazon link says the price is $39.99-$45.99 based on color. Super Saver shipping is automatically free in any case, because they're all more than the $25 minimum. Pretty good deal in any case, if you're in the market for one.

It does appear to be the official Sony controllers, so on the one hand, you'll be giving Sony money, but on the other hand, they work better if you're interested in using it on your Windows PC with http://www.motioninjoy.com/ or on Linux using one of the homebrew drivers cooked up over there(I haven't really done much research on the Linux side). I have two, and they're great for emulators, classic platform games, fighting games, and any PC port of a console game that was designed to work with the Xbox 360 controller(MotioninJoy has a mode which allows you to use a Dualshock 3 as an Xbox 360 controller. I played through Batman: Arkham Asylum like this, and it was great. Didn't touch the mouse once.)

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If you go to BestBuy.com right now, they're selling it for $35.99 on sale.

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So does this work with the Play Station Network?

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@abastien: Best Buy has the controller in black or blue for $35.99; the other colors are $39.99. Shipping and tax vary by location, but for me near Detroit they are $5.49 S&H and $2.49 tax, or about $8 extra, bringing the total to about $44 or $48. If you pick it up in-store, though, you don't pay for shipping.

Amazon has one color that Best Buy doesn't have: Jungle Green. It is the most expensive at $45.99 (it always costs more).

Newegg has all colors ranging between $41.78 (Black) and $45.99 (Jungle Green), all with free shipping. They also have combo packs that include a controller and either God of War Collection, Ratchet and Clank Future: a Crack in Time, or LittleBigPlanet. These combo packs are all cheaper at Newegg than Amazon, with one exception: if you have Amazon Prime (free shipping), the LittleBigPlanet combo pack is cheaper at Amazon. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100008100%2050001541%20600033567&IsNodeId=1&name=Wireless%20Controller

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@scorpi0n: Of course, if you already have a PSN account, live in North America, and want LittleBigPlanet, you could just wait until the PS Store re-launches and get it for free...

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I picked up the other 3 in my collection when I saw this deal posted about a year ago. The controllers are genuine and work perfectly. Considering they are typically $50-$60 anywhere else, you will literally find no better opportunity to buy anytime soon.

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The jokes about PSN we get it, PSN was down...It's not anymore. Sony is making right by giving people a year of free fraud protection and two pretty good games to download at no cost to the consumer. While I hated the way they would give the "just a few more days" excuse, I'm overall happy with how it was handled.

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@xeyark: It shows 35.99 for me. Do you have amazon prime?

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@jmb93: why are you happy? don't you wish they had come clean to begin with?

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@k87: They must be messing with the price...yesterday I too saw $39.99. In response to your comment, I just checked again, and now I see $35.99 for black or blue. I have Prime.

Out of curiosity, what don't you think Sony "had come clean" about?

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@scorpi0n: Haha, the price is definitely fluctuating. Just in the past five hours, I've seen $35.99, $39.99, $40.00, and $40.45.

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$42.99 at Newegg with free shipping and a free Sony HDMI cable.