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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RE: Not excited by the PS3
2/17/2006 3:43:36 PM
"Sony did indeed claim the PS3 would be available in Spring, IN JAPAN. Never did they claim it would be available either worldwide or in the US during this timeframe."
Sony never identified which market would get the PS3 in Spring. They're hardly talking about it at all except how supposedly awesome it'll be. All they've said since last E3 was "Spring 2006."
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