Agony (666) writes "The french (and european) ps3 launch was scheduled yesterday at midnight in Paris in front of the Eiffel Tower. Beginning at 19h00, with some PS3 games trailer and a Sony pictures film projected on a giant screen, the waiting ended at 00h01 when a giant inflatable PS3 arrived on a river-boat reorganised in a sony-store. However, far from the expected commercial buzz, there were more journalists than actual customers and the event turns totally out of proportion for the 20-30's buyers that were present at the time. Fortunatly, some folks were here to "lighten up" the mood with a "XBOX 360 loves you" boat Xbox360 boat and pairs of boat horn ! Read the article (french) here or there"