Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has confirmed that the Sony Playstation 3 will be launched in EMEA on 23 March. 

While there were no details of local pricing at the time of going to press, the PS3 is expected to cost BP425 in the UK and 599 Euros in Europe.
According to The Inquirer, initially only the more expensive 60Gb model of the PS3 will be available in the region with the 20Gb model to follow later in the year, depending on demand.
Sony is expected to have at least 1-million consoles available on the launch date.