Sony released a 12GB version of the PS3 overseas last year at a price of $199. At the time Sony indicated that it had no plans to bring the console to the North American market, but a retail listing seems to have spoiled the surprise. This version of the PS3 is expected to make its way to North America soon, just as Sony readies the PS4 for launch. Late adopters will have access to the entire PS3 game catalog at a drastically reduced entry price point. According to the report, the 12GB PS3 will be available on August 18.