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PS3 is firmware upgradeable to 3D

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 20 Nov 2009 15:20 User comments (14)

PS3 is firmware upgradeable to 3D During their presentation to investors and shareholders, Sony marked 3D gaming as one of the five keys to the future of the PlayStation 3 and noted that all "PS3 units will be firmware upgradeable to 3D."
Sony added the bold statement that they hope to "lead to the 3D market," and will begin to offer 3D tools to third-party developers in the near future.

Besides the PS3, Sony is looking to incorporate the technology into Bravia HDTVs and the Blu-ray format in general.

The other four keys were motion control, Blu-ray, PSN, and PSP-integration.

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14 user comments

120.11.2009 16:43

IMO 3D will sell! I would love to see 3D games. I would definitely buy more games if it was 3D.

220.11.2009 18:57

While it could be more immersing to have a game in 3D, I can't stand going to 3D movies. They can be fun but they mostly give me a headache.

Gaming in 3D as Sony is talking about isn't going to entice me to get a PS3, I am hoping this doesn't start a trend.

320.11.2009 20:46

Hey, the Virtual Boy did it and that was a screaming success, so why not the PS3?

[/sarcasm]

I can't really see this taking off.

420.11.2009 22:59

Very nice that they realize what advantages they have so they can build off that like the upcoming one to one motion stick or whatever.

521.11.2009 5:27
manrod
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Originally posted by nonoitall:
Hey, the Virtual Boy did it and that was a screaming success, so why not the PS3?

[/sarcasm]

I can't really see this taking off.
People couldn't see mobile/cell phones taking off either.

I guess only time will tell, i'm more that happy to try it out if it's free of charge.

621.11.2009 10:26

I see it being a a gimmick more than anything for this generation of consoles; the developers whine about the ps3 being hard to program for as it is I can't see them taking it upon them selves to start doing any full games in 3d.

Also does this have to be used with those 3d tv's? Or is this the old school type of 3d?

721.11.2009 10:42

^^^ i dont think that it will require to change your tv to play a game.
I think they will start with the old way for ps3, and if there will be a ps4 they will go for the new way.

821.11.2009 16:00
Bushed
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This is very strange news, i have been playing 3D on my xbox since cod4, the glasses where expensive but worth every penny there compatable with most of the big games.

I would of persummed there compatability with ps3 but guess not, am i missing something?

921.11.2009 20:06

am sorry but 3D as implemented is a joke is not more than moving 3D foil images and twice as headache inducing, nothing short of holographic 3D will suffice and they do not want to invest in that but good lord they want to bring back 3D and then make you rent the fcking glasses.....

1021.11.2009 20:41

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People couldn't see mobile/cell phones taking off either.

And I still don't have one. ;-)

But suffice to say this has been tried before rather unsuccessfully. This time may be different, but I doubt it.

1121.11.2009 20:45

Quote:
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People couldn't see mobile/cell phones taking off either.

And I still don't have one. ;-)

But suffice to say this has been tried before rather unsuccessfully. This time may be different, but I doubt it.
Cell phones have a use tho fake LSD inspired crap over your video...not so much...unless...your doped out of your friggin mind....oh what am I saying the modern consumer is doped out of their friggin minds...........

1221.11.2009 22:41

Originally posted by nonoitall:
Hey, the Virtual Boy did it and that was a screaming success, so why not the PS3?

[/sarcasm]

I can't really see this taking off.
Yeah, tech around give me headaches just thinking about it.

1323.11.2009 16:26

Quote:
Quote:
People couldn't see mobile/cell phones taking off either.

And I still don't have one. ;-)

....therefore they haven't taken off??

1423.11.2009 16:28

Quote:
Quote:
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People couldn't see mobile/cell phones taking off either.

And I still don't have one. ;-)

....therefore they haven't taken off??

I didn't say that.

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