What's The Insider Buzz on Sony PS3?

Five top game industry figures tell Next-Gen.Biz their opinions so far on the PS3, from Sony's online strategy to the importance of Blu-ray

The launch of Sony's PlayStation Network Platform this fall in conjunction with PlayStation 3 will usher in a new era of digitally distributed entertainment among the three leading game companies. It will mark the fist time that Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo will all use always-on, broadband connectivity to allow gamers the ability to download older games to their next generation console. Sony and Microsoft, in particular, will look at their new boxes as entertainment hubs, which will be able to transport digital music, TV, movies and gaming content straight to the hard disc drive.

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