Sony: PS3 will stand the test of time
- Posted March 20th, 2009 at 08:30 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 37 Comments
Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) vice president of marketing Peter Dille has reiterated the platform holder’s commitment to backing PlayStation 3 for the next decade, boasting that the machine will be the “centerpiece of your entertainment for the next 10 years.”
Speaking to GameDaily, Dille commented, “We also have to work hard to gain our consumers’ trust and make them comfortable that when they buy a PS3, it’s going to stand the test of time.”
“The fact of the matter is we’re the only console manufacturer that’s ever launched a product that’s had a 10-year life-cycle. And we’ve done that now not once, but twice.”
Dille went on to note that although the economic slump is likely to deter punters from forking out for expensive goods, consumers are more likely to invest in value – and PlayStation 3 makes for the ideal choice.
“One of the great things about the PS3 is that if you buy it today you can be confident it's going to be the centerpiece of your entertainment for the next 10 years. Economically, that's a great value."
"Yes, in tough times people think twice about discretionary spending, but we also know people spend for value. They are looking for things that will last before they spend the money. We believe that plays right into our strengths," he said.
- 4:31am EDT - March 20th, 2009
yea im happy with my purchase
keep making improvments and good games and i will love my ps3 to the end
- 4:39am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Stop releasing these PR speals about it that are only read by a small group of consumers and start putting commercials out promoting value then.
- 4:56am EDT - March 20th, 2009
well said #2
whatever SCEA says, SCEE are still miles behind in terms of services. Home is out of date and lost momentum. We still have no video store. Maybe time to move to US
- 4:59am EDT - March 20th, 2009
@ 2 so so so spot on. The only people who are gonna read this type of PR stuff are people who have already got onw anyway.
- 5:02am EDT - March 20th, 2009
I agree with #2. Sony needs to start advertising the PS3 more and show how much this system is a bang for your buck, and not spend on a system that gets RROD or just dies on you. I am very happy with the systems that Sony has come out with and will continue to improve
- 5:09am EDT - March 20th, 2009
im one of the proud owners of a ps3..!!!
- 5:13am EDT - March 20th, 2009
I agree with #2,3,4,5. You are all wonderful people.
- 5:17am EDT - March 20th, 2009
They have said this so many times now it's stupid, stop posting this crap that has been said over 100 times. They have said this same crap like 50 times and it's been posted on PSU.com like 25 times. This is retarded.
- 5:26am EDT - March 20th, 2009
we know already lol, we belive you sony you can stop telling us now, the PSX and PS2 did great, the PS3 will as well.
- 5:44am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Yes, we know the PS3 is futureproof, to the extent that any system can be. Now bypass the unfriendly media sources and put that out on the airwaves for all to see.
- 5:46am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Alright! 10 more years!!
It still the greatest console!
- 6:08am EDT - March 20th, 2009
I hope so. The software is "arguably" incredible and the hardware is "undesputibly" the best. Especially with the Wii being a Gamecube with motion controls and every Xbox 360 randomly crapping out with the RROD. I swear that system is the Ford Pinto of consoles.
- 6:10am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Love my backward compatible 80gig (Updating Soon) PS3
- 6:12am EDT - March 20th, 2009
if sony want the ps3 to last then theyre going to have to drop the price and improve their servers...fast
- 6:17am EDT - March 20th, 2009
@13 Forgot about that, another reason the hardware is so great, you can easily update your memory. For the price of 100 dollars I bought a 500 gig drive.
@14 They do need to drop the price but the servers are fine, every blue moon the store has problems like yesterday but they always fix it fast which is great for a free service. I remember back in 2007 around christmas when Xbox live went down for about 3 weeks despite the fact that they charge an arm and a leg for the service.
- 6:44am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Yeah we know, hint, you need to be telling the people that dont
- 6:58am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Sony, enough with 10 year life cycle nonsense.
- 7:14am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Yeah we'll see how it does in 3 years when the next xbox console is out raking in the dough...
- 7:45am EDT - March 20th, 2009
Trey 4 life :) <33333
Sylar | Spikey456
- 7:46am EDT - March 20th, 2009
hmmm 10 years, im gonna need another HD...
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