Sony Still Plans '06 Launch For PS3 Although Other Details Remain Scarce
February 17, 2006 11:14 AM
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You'll get it when it's done
Sony officials have confirmed that the Playstation 3 will indeed make it out before the end of the year, but that's all the company will say. There's no word on the launch date, no word on pricing and no word on if they've decided to get rid of the boomerang controller.
At the 2006 Taipei Game Show, Sony was only able to muster up three mock-up PS3 consoles -- maybe
was on to something...
The PS3 will lag the Xbox 360 more in market share if Sony delays launch of the PS3 to the end of 2006, the sources said, noting that Microsoft predicted global shipments of its Xbox 360 will reach 4.5-5.5 million units by the end of June.
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Sony's Game to Lose
2/17/2006 11:41:18 AM
I'm one of the PS2 faithful waiting for the PS3. All I can say is that if the PS3 loses market share to the Xbox 360, somebody at that firm better leap on his sword. Christmas '06 I can handle - but can the market?
RE: Sony's Game to Lose
2/17/2006 12:05:05 PM
I wonder if PS3 is even real or did they have to come up with something because Microsoft surprised them with xbox 360. It's insane that Microsoft only waited 4 years to release a new console.
PS3 is reminding me of GT4 for PSP...vaporware. I know it will eventually be released and I will buy it. But, I doubt it wil be ready for a xmas launch in the US.
RE: Sony's Game to Lose
2/17/2006 4:16:16 PM
Thats because the XBOX sucks and Microsoft had to replace that giant piece of crap in peoples living rooms
"Intel is investing heavily (think gazillions of dollars and bazillions of engineering man hours) in resources to create an Intel host controllers spec in order to speed time to market of the USB 3.0 technology." -- Intel blogger Nick Knupffer
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