Sony reduces price of PS3 development kits
- Posted November 19th, 2007 at 06:56 EDT by Michael Harradence
Sony Corp. has lowered the price of its PlayStation 3 development kits by half in an effort to ''contribute to cost-saving measures of the development community", reports website Develop.
The company announced that the price of the PS3 SDK would be cut to USD 10, 250 in North America, JPY 950,000 in Japan and EUR 7,500 in Europe.
In addition, several improvements will also be implemented via the firm’s UK-based subsidiary SN Systems, of which the PS3 SDK. ProDG, SN-DBS, and SN Linker have already been integrated. The SN Compiler will be available for developers next month.
Speaking in an official statement, Sony stated, "As more and more new titles are developed for the PS3 format, SCEI will significantly reduce the price of the Reference Tool in order to contribute to the cost saving measures of the development community.”
“Along with this boost to the PS3 game development environment, SCEI will further reinforce its support system to the development community, and continue to further expand the PS3 platform."