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Move Priced and Dated; Plus, Some Accessories | PS3Blog.net

So now we finally know what the price of these accessories are, and what’s included in the bundles. First of all, the standard Move controller has an MSRP of $49.99. If my memory serves me right, that’s about the same as the DualShock 3. The Navigation Controller (which will be used mostly for games that require you to run and move around) will have an MSRP of $29.99, and, of course, the Eye is still at $39.99.

As far as the bundle goes? It includes the Move controller, the Eye, a free copy of Sports Champions (which is, apparently, really fun based off of people who have played it), and a Move demo disc, and that will retail for $99.99 (MSRP). Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with a Nav controller, or a second Move controller, so I don’t see some of the games being able to work unless you had another Move controller (sword fighting and archery come to mind). The accessories go on sale on September 19th (though, apparently, the bundle will be on sale on September 21st). September 15th in the EU and October 21st in Japan.

In comparison, let us look at those prices compared to the Wii’s. You have $20 for the nunchuck and $50 for the Motion Plus bundle. If you don’t get the bundle, though, the controller is $40 and the Motion Plus is $20, so, unless you already have a PlayStation Eye, it would cost you another $40-$50 to get started. But, in comparison, if you own a PS3 and not a Wii, it’s the cheaper alternative anyway. $50+$40+$30 is cheaper than $200 at least (and cheaper than Kinect). And you have better looking games and 1:1 motion. I’ve had issues with my Wii controller and Motion Plus losing it’s position on me when I play a game that requires a lot of movement, so this should be more reliable.

If you’re new to the PS3, though, and are interested in a purchase and want to purchase the Move, you can pick up the Move PS3 bundle for an MSRP of $399.99, which includes the system and the content available in the standalone bundle.

As far as accessories go, you can pick up a dual charger for 2 Nav controllers or 2 Move controllers (or a mix of the two) for $29.99, which allows you to charge them without using any of the USB slots on the system (since they charge the same exact way as the DualShock 3 and Sixaxis).

You can also pick up the shooting attachment, which basically makes your controller look like a gun. That will be available for the MSRP of $19.99. It should be perfect for arcade shooters like the new Time Crisis game and the Shoot (those kinds of arcade games are a blast I think).

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  1. The wife just finished watching the show and informed me that we will be getting the Bundle package.
    Yippy 😛

  2. Royalty32

    Well im sold. Will be buying day one. Me and the fiance will have lots of fun with move.

  3. Legion213

    This disappointed me. The pricing they did with this was a let down. $50 dollars for the motion controller. and a bundle consisting of the Eye camera, motion controller, and game for $99 is a good deal.

    However the navigation controller is separate and cost $30? It seemed the audience felt the same way. When they announced the Motion controller would be $50. There were a lot of claps. Then when they showed the navigation controller was separate and cost $30. It was silent.

    I know you can use the PS3 dual shock controller to navigate. But who is going to want to do that? It would be bulky and awkward to use. Not to mention you can’t even use the Nav controller as a second motion controller. So for games where you need to use a bow or 2 hands period. You must buy another Motion controller.

    They should have just included the nav with the motion and maybe charged $60

  4. Legion213

    Amazon has some nice charging stations up already.
    http://tiny.cc/dac3a
    http://tiny.cc/8j14t

  5. Legion..the standard PS3 controller costs $50. This more technically advanced controller couldn’t possibly cost less.

  6. Legion213

    Technically advanced? its basically the ps3 contoller made into a stick form with a color ball on the top. All the tech comes from the camera and software.

  7. that’s only partly true. The gyros and angle detection has to be more accurate as well, and fit into a smaller space. And the controller also has rumble, so that’s even less space

  8. Legion213

    Well it doesn’t have half of the buttons a PS3 controller has either. No D-pad, No analog stick, and no shoulder buttons.

    It has 4 buttons, 1 trigger, the PS button and a move button. So I mean they didn’t really loss that much space if it’s lackign all that stuff.

    Don’t get me wrong. I like the move. I’m interested in purchasing it. I just hate the fact that they made the navigation controller a separate purchase. While the Wii motion controller comes with the nunchuck.

    All i’m saying if for all the nav controller does. It doesn’t seem like that much of a difference that it warranted it to be a separate purchase. Now if you could use it as a secondary motion controller. With a smaller LED ball or whatever. To be used along with the motion controller for games that require you to use 2 hands. Then that could justify it.

    Instead you will have to buy 2 motion controllers. All while limiting the ability to navigate. So games that require you to use 2 motion controllers. Like a sword and shield game (Zelda on the Wii anyone?) will force you to be stationary. Which weakens game play.

  9. Legion213: Don’t get me wrong. I like the move. I’m interested in purchasing it. I just hate the fact that they made the navigation controller a separate purchase. While the Wii motion controller comes with the nunchuck.

    the only time the nunchuck comes with the controller is when you buy the complete system. Other than that, you have to get your own separately, and that’s still $20 in itself, and they dont even have any other navigation options. I read the fact sheet sony sent out about Sports Champions, the game that comes with the Move. Having a second controller is optional for all the games within, but only used in archery, gladiator duel, and volleyball, but even those work with one controller. Maybe they’re relying on the eye to watch for arm movements in the case you don’t have a second controller?

  10. Legion213

    Oh I didn’t know that. I thought they sold them together as “one controller”. I don’t own one so I guess I should have done more research.

    Thats cool if they don’t force you to use 2 moves. I think archery is probably the best thing I saw from their sports game. So I was a little worried.

  11. lol

    also, was counting. The DS3 has 17 buttons, the Move has, minus the nav controller, 9. There’s the Move button, TCXS buttons, R2, Start, Select, and PS. It doesnt need an analog stick because the right stick is usually used for aiming anyway. Plus, it would be very hard to use the analog stick while moving your arm around lol

    But I do agree with this:

    Now if you could use it as a secondary motion controller. With a smaller LED ball or whatever. To be used along with the motion controller for games that require you to use 2 hands. Then that could justify it

    It would make it a lot better, especially if it had the motion stuff built in too

  12. Wait, how is a WM+enabled controller more expensive than the move bundle? Wii sports comes free with a Wii purchase, WS Resort is free now as well and you get a free WM+ for a $200 purchase, console included. That’s a fully 1:1 Wiimote, two free games and a console.

    I’m considering buying Move but so far not many of the games looked or played that great. I’m also waiting for the patches for several PS3 games (RE 5 specially) to be released. It was weird that Sony only mentioned that RE 5 Gold would be patched and NOT RE 5 proper).

  13. I would have hoped for a bundle aimed at people who were suckered into PSEye early, like me.

    Also, as some of you may know my stance, I’d have hoped analogue functionality right on the MOVE controller. It could even be the move button. That way, if you just bought two of them, your gaming needs would be fulfilled, while both of your hands would be able to provide complex input with your hardcore game.

    @Jay: You don’t necessarily *have* to use the analogue stick while waving your arm. Imagine having the second move on your left hand, you’d just keep it stable for motion, as if you were using the navigator controller, and the right one for aiming. Plus, I can’t imagine a very intuitive way of letting players move about with those double move wielding games (shield+sword).. As none of the controllers in your hand would not make it possible have any analogue stick input.

    I hope they can come up with a good idea to fix that non analogue problem with two move controller games. I imagine you could hold one of them like a joystick for motion. That would remedy some of the problems with not having analogue on the motion controller..

  14. Legion213: Technically advanced?its basically the ps3 contoller made into a stick form with a color ball on the top.All the tech comes from the camera and software.  

    it has like 3 gyros in it….its way more expensive to manufacture.

  15. turns out the dual shock 3 can replace the navigation controller if you don’t want to shell out the 30 bucks.

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