Sony Computer Entertainment Europe boss David Reeves has confirmed that there will be no price cuts in Europe for the PlayStation 3 this year.
As it is, the PlayStation 3 is the most powerful console on the market in raw processing terms, but is also the most expensive.
Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz
, David Reeves that flat out, no, there would be absolutely no price cut for any of the PlayStation 3 models before 2009.
Sony is however unveiling a whole load of new features for current PlayStation 3 owners and showcased a lot of new content at the recent Leipzig Games Convention, including Vidzone and others.
One item that was notably absent from the Leipzig line-up however was Sony's Home
, the virtual online world for PlayStation 3 users. Home
has suffered frequent delays and setbacks, but Reeves is adamant that Home
is still actively in development.
"Everything is absolutely on track. I can look you in the eyes and tell you it's on track,
" he said.
"The closed beta has been expanding, the open beta will come in the Autumn and will be announced by the Home group - either in London or in Tokyo. I don't know when exactly, but they're in control of it.
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