They claim to have spoken to several retail sources, all of whom agree that stock of the 80GB Playstation 3 in the region is painfully low. If Sony are to introduce a new SKU or platform (like the rumoured PS3 Slim), they'll need to clear out all existing stock to do so.

Whatever the case, be it a price drop, new SKU or completely redesigned platform, we're starting to get the feeling something is afoot.