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Hack Proof PS3 Console Coming Soon?
Hack Proof PS3 Console Coming Soon? –
Sony has had their hands full responding to the recent Playstation 3 hacks. Most recently they've been dealing with the early leak of Killzone 3, one of their flagship franchises. This leak has Sony troubled by the "thought of their console becoming a mainstream threat to piracy." In response, Sony has already been hard at work designing a brand new hack proof Slim model PS3.
In an effort to make room for the new hack-proof console, Sony has been steadily dropping prices on existing hardware, including games, and offering other incentives. Sony is even planning a much over-due price drop in the United Kingdom to help clear out the inventory faster. The new price point would be a significant drop to the tune of approximately £170.00 ($275.86 USD) and set to be introduced at the same time as Nintendo's 3DS launch.
Once shelf space is cleared for the new hack-proof model, Sony will attempt to lure gamers into purchasing it by including a 300GB hard drive. According to reports, the new hack-proof model will cost UK gamers £186.99 ($303.44 USD).
It is unknown when the new model will start arriving on shelves. Reports are stating that Sony is waiting for the results of their big case against hacker, George Hotz, before making official release plans.
Source: Everything HQ
Source: Stingy Gamer
Hmm Im just wondering If they will make a new type of game coding for games that will only play on this new ps3... and stop making games for the original ps3's?
well dont send in your console in for repair. i sent my console in for repair a month ago when 3.56 wasnt even out and yesterday i got my console with 3.56. they updated my console from 3.41 to 3.56
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That would be ridiculous and not likely to happen if you couldn't play newer games on an older PS3.
IDK i would put it passed them.. kinda like a ps 3.5... just seems funny the article says they are lowering prices on games also.
They're giving people a lot of reasons to switch over to microsoft. :/
the hack proof slim i can buy it, but i dont buy that newer games wont play on older systems, you must be crazy to think that, they would lose all fan base if they do, they aint that stupid :P
Also thats not much of a price drop, matter of fact, both microsoft and sony are planning on droping the price of their consoles by this summer, its been a while now since they have significaly dropped price, so they are due.
expect close to $100 drop
I dont think they are dropping it due to this hack proof console of yours tho :P
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They would basically be saying "hey, you already bought a ps3 but if you want to play any of the newer games, you have to buy another one! ". Yeah, you'd have those people with money to burn and don't know wtf they're buying getting one in a heartbeat. But at the end of they day, it'd be a stupid move if they do that.
this has nothing to do with games no longer working on older models.
it is most likely that the new "hack proof" slims will have a metldr that uses different keys and an actual random number (if you remember they cannot write metldr via update so all ps3's up to this point are hackable as all metldr's on ps3s still have the random K number fail, hacking is possible at the very least via direct NOR flashing).
they will probably also throw a wrench into trying to flash these "hack proof" consoles with a NOR flasher.
cool need a 2nd ps3 lol, glad theres a cheaper one, i need one for m.a.g and wipeout online lol.
This is the same idea as the PSP-2000 and then PSP-3000.
I am anything but shocked.
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