The lights are on
During a conference call to investors, Sony executive VP and CFO Masaru Kato said that "our development work is already under way" for a "future platform."
Kato was responding to a question about Sony's increased research and development costs. The quote in full reads:
“For the home equipment the PS3 still has a product life, but this is a platform business, so for the future platform – when we’ll be introducing what product I cannot discuss that – but our development work is already under way, so the costs are incurred there," Kato said.
He claims that Sony is taking a more economical approach with the next console: “It is no longer thinkable to have a huge initial financial investment like that of the PS3.”
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hmmm let's see how this turns out. sony can't make a bad console so let's see what this one will be like :)
its gonna be more expensive then ps3 wen it came out it could be over 700 to 900 dollars.Besides all the hackers attacking ps3 their probably gonna hack ps4 wen it comes out.
MEH... I think ill sell my PS3 then.
So, we are in the back half of the PS3's period as Sony's lead after all. But usually it takes a couple more years from about this point before the system comes out, right?
Interesting, maybe they'll take a lot of time for this one cause I love my PS3, I think it'll take 3-4 years before it's on the market, it has to be released at the time of the next xbox if it wants to sell more than the 360...
hopefully ill be able to afford it, since it says they will be taking a more economical approach with this next console.
my guess is that the next console will be more of the internet cloud format like onlive service,so initial console will cost less!
It's about time.
they'll probably release it then try charging like $900 for it like they did with the ps3
The 8th gen is finally apon us.
well he said that to investors
please don't make me abandon my ps3 just yet... please
is it becasue of nintedo, sony? beacuse 'oh look nintedo going to realse a new console, that means we should do the same' :p
this is great - i am all for Sony and the initial talks of a PS4. i don't think anyone would not see this coming. however, let's fix the PS Store and get that back and running first, shall we ?