Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Kaz Hirai, has been speaking about the 3D technology Sony have developed for the PS3, at a general Sony group press briefing today. During the briefing he mentions of how Sony intend to bring the technology into market.
Famitsu.com reports, that Sony aims to make the PS3 fully compatible with all 3D televisions in 2010, and how it intends to have a selection of 3D games available in time for the launch of Sony's own range of 3DTV's. He stated that current PS3 owners will be able to play the new 3D games via a simple firmware update, as the technology is purely software driven.
The 3D technology has been shown at GDC and TGS this year with the games Wipeout HD and Motorstorm running on a PS3 using the able firmware:
- Kaz also showed off their new Wand motion controller device, but gave no details on it's name and release date. He did say the following though, "The controller will become the PS3's second defacto controller to follow the Dual Shock."
- Sony is considering packing in game demos and movie trailers into hardware.
- Kaz reveals that PlayStation Network has, as of November 16, reached the 33 million users mark.
- Sony plans on using the PSN platform as a basis to build a network service that connects other Sony hardware platforms as well, as part of, "Sony Online Service"