Gaming Giants Go Soft -- Karaoke Anyone?
Like Microsoft, Sony will also begin to offer downloads or rentals of movies and TV episodes from most of the major studios, ranging from $1.99 to $14.99.
The PlayStation 3's content downloading service might be more attractive to those who want their movies and TV shows on the go; Sony's handheld device PSP can connect to the PS3 and transfer the downloads.
The PlayStation 3 has a built in Blu-ray DVD player, which already gives costumes an incentive to buy the console.
In the gaming front, Sony will be releasing a social gaming title called “LittleBigPlanet” this fall.
The move to add more content, whether it be video games or movie downloads, has been well received by analysts.
“Finally, the manufacturers are giving them a reason to pick these consoles up,” added Riley.
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