PlayStation 4 Hardware CUH 1200 Japan

Sony's a fast worker, isn't it? The revised PlayStation 4 – which is a teensy bit lighter and a little less power hungry – was only announced a couple of days ago, but it's already on sale in Japan right now. The ever eagle-eyed DualShockers spotted various product listings for the CUH-1200 series on several Japanese websites, where it's available in both Jet Black and Glacier White guises.

The site speculates that the platform holder may be rolling out the new unit gradually, as many other retailers – including the Japanese giant's own online store – aren't currently stocking the spruced up system. In all likelihood, the manufacturer will probably need to run down its existing inventory before supplying stores with the new stock.

Given how poorly the PS4's selling in Japan right now, it should have sold out of the launch units within the next decade or so...