Sony to end warranty on PS3 and all accessories in Japan at the end of April

Sony has announced that they are ending their warranty support on the last PS3 models and all PS3 accessories in Japan. Due to the depletion of parts inventory, as of April 30, 2022 (Saturday), we are no longer able to provide after-sales service for the PS3 CECH-4300 series main unit and all PS3 accessories.

If you are considering applying for this service, please submit your request as soon as possible.  On the official PlayStation Japan customer service website, Sony stated:

We sincerely thank you for your continued patronage of our products.

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Due to the exhaustion of accessories stock, the after-sales service of PlayStation®3 CECH-4300 series and all PS3 accessories will be discontinued on April 30, 2022 (Saturday).

Customers who wish to provide after-sales service for the relevant model should apply for after-sales service through the online repair reception service or PlayStation Customer Support before April 30, 2022 (Saturday) and May 7, 2022 (Saturday).

Please send the product to the PlayStation Clinic. If you wish to send it directly to the PlayStation Clinic without prior application, please do so by Saturday, April 30, 2022.

We will not be able to accept applications or arrivals after the above deadlines, so if you are considering applying for after-sales service, please do so as soon as possible.

Please note that repairs may not be completed by the deadline due to the depletion of parts. We sincerely apologize to customers who are using this product and thank you for your understanding.

The PS3 was originally released in Japan on November 11, 2006, followed by the PS3 Slim in September 2009, and an ultra-slim model in October 2012. The Ultra Slim model is the last PS3 model supported by Sony’s aforementioned announcement.

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