PS3 Rumored To Receive Hardware Revision
Posted on Friday, June 17 @ 07:42:05 PST by Anthony Severino
It's only been 2 years since the PS3 was first slimmed down, cutting the price at both Sony's hardware costs and consumer level. While we don't believe the PS3 will be slimmed down any further, a new rumor has surfaced saying that another PS3 hardware revision is in the pipeline.
After looking closely at the rumor, we highly doubt that the appearance will be altered, instead only affecting the BD-ROM drive inside each new PS3 sold. The rumor says that a new layer of copy-protection will be built into future PS3's BD-ROM drive.
That's not surprising given all of the hacking and piracy the PS3 suffered at the hands of GeoHot and others. Funny how quickly that was forgotten after Anonymous and the PSN hackers surfaced (or are they one in the same?).
Additionally, the rumor says that the new console will be accompanied by a price drop, and it could happen as soon as Tokyo Game Show in September. However, we're willing to be that if it happens, it will happen at gamescom in Cologne, Germany, which coincidentally is where Sony announced the first PS3 revision and price drop to the current $299 price point.
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.
comments powered by Disqus
Fallout 4: Nuka-World
Fallout 4 Nuka-World trailer. (1:47)
Divinity: Original Sin II
Divinity Original Sin II latest trailer. (1:03)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
GAME OF THE YEAR Edition announcement. (0:30)
Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel
Dark Souls III Ashes of Ariandel official trailer. (2:39)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole
Nosulus Rift Experience. (2:20)
|More On GameRevolution|