A new PlayStation 3 slim model is on the way, according to an announcement made during Sony’s press conference at Tokyo Game Show. The announcement confirms rumors of a new model that started swirling around in July of this year.

The new model is 20 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than the current PlayStation 3, according to John Koller, director of hardware marketing, in his post on the PlayStation blog.

Check out the list below for release dates and details on the different sku models:

North America

250GB – $269 (Bundle Only) – September 25
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500GB – $299 – October 30
Europe

Flash Memory 12GB – 229 Euros – October 12
500GB – 299 Euros – September 28
Japan

250GB – 24,900 Yen – October 4
500GB – 29,800 Yen – October 4

List source: GameInformer

Above image fromPlayStation Blog