PlayStation 4 is built on Three Pillars. These pillars clearly show their intentions for next-gen and what Sony means when they talk innovation. Unfortunately, Sony’s ability to innovate has been crippled by a steady stream of layoffs, which didn’t happen with Microsoft. This is why the Three Pillars are not innovative by themselves, but when put together they form a recipe for success. Let's analyze these pillars and understand what Sony and their competitors like Microsoft and Valve are up to.