The PS3 will launch God knows when, but details and estimations on the specs are emerging all over the place. Joystiq has dug up an article in the Hollywood Reporter detailing the strategy. The first claim is that the PS3 will cost between $300-$400 at launch, a figure broad enough to probably be correct. Sony also plans for the launch of the PS3 to coincide with the launch of another portable media player that “will focus primarily on video and transferring user-selected content from digital video recorders and other devices using Sony Memory Sticks”.
Furthermore, the PS3 will be a pioneer in a market devoid of all Blu-Ray HD Players. According to an anonymous “high-level studio executive”, “The first HD player will be on the market for $1,000. PS3 could be at $300 or $400. Sony will be selling them at a loss the first six months to a year just to get Blu-ray players out in the market. So studios realize they need to have their content on it.” According to the same source, the PS3 will be bundled with various pre-loaded goodies, including games, movies, and TV specials.
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