A Sony PlayStation and a 3D-ready television will still set you back a pretty penny, but, according to Sony 3D expert Ian Bickerstaff, getting the same experience would have set you back a cool £500,000 in the late 90s.
i'm glad we don't live in the past
My gaming PC probably would have cost 15 million dollars if you could have bought it 10 years ago. lol
every second away is the past... jaja... and every second to come is the future
WOW! £500k? That's a lot, thank God Tech is Always Advancing and getting Affordable...
Half a million is a lot of money. Now I feel better about getting a new 3D TV from Sony.
Pretty much any piece of technology from the last 5 years would cost 1000x more a decade ago than it does today.
Except for the Xbox360.. haha i kid i kid
ever herd of the Wii? Its 15 years old and doing well:)
BUT IT ONLY TOOK SONY 3D EXPERT FOR US TO REALIZE IT!!!
Lmao that Ken Kutaragi pic = priceless xD
Lmao yep!! Priceless!
thats not that much really
Not That Much? gimme gimme gimme! I'm poor! Spare change please? about 1000$ of change please? /jk
Nice way to go bankrupt if this had been relesed back then. That's a lot of money, but it's gone down really quickly if youi think about it.
3-D is such a failure. I just don't see people's parents, grandparents going out and spending money on it. I also don't see people wearing glasses to enjoy television or movies or games. Where is the market? Parents wont buy it for their kids and older people wont want it....so who is this aimed at exactly? 3-D could be free and I wouldn't be interested.
why would parents not buy it for theres kids ? what if some parents are in to tech ? my best mates dads allready gone out and bought 3dtv with 6 glasses for friends and family. you stated that as facts when the truth is there going to be techy adults that go and buy 3d and there friends going to see it and there goning to look buying it not straight maybe 6 months when the prices have droped but 3d is deffo here stay. also think you need see the 3d at sony store for self its amazing its not like before it adds to the game or film without quality loss ect.
Actually, that's not true. Like it or dislike it however much you want - that's your prerogative - but it is taking off pretty fast. Wrote this in another post, but Samsung in Victoria, Australia, alone, has 1200 and counting unfilled backorders (Plasma 50"/58" 3D's) that are going to take them at least two months to deliver. I believe worldwide they've already sold something like 300k of these things in just a couple of months (and that's an old number; would be higher now), with only a couple of the players entered into the market (LG/Sony/Toshiba etc. etc. still coming) and with only half the models available, and supply problems even with those that are released. Though some people genuinely dislike the tech, i've got to presume your hangups with the tech - given your posting history - have more to do with the PS3 pushing it so hard and Microsoft, to this point, not really dipping their feet in. Actually, i suspect probably at least half the posters negative on 3d - and spreading all sorts of fud re:its price etc - probably have the same agenda.
Damn, I've been reading all these 3D articles and it seems people on N4G are RICH, everyone seems to be frontin' 60"+ Plasma screen 3D ready TVs, where do you guys get this money from *he says with sarcasm*
work stocks bank jobs, anything to pay the bills ;P
this is supposed to make the idea of paying 2 grand for tv when I don't actually need another one seem reasonable...
He didn't mention that it would cost $9,999,999,999,999 for 3D on Xbox 360 cause it sucks dick in hardware
o realy any tech from now will cost more in the past. how bout u hope in that timemachine with that ps3 and 500k. your first steps will be 3 months later or 9 yrs and 9 month ago in the hospital. stop with the dumb $hit atleast come up with something good.
I think this gen gamers mostly bought Wii & xbox. It's a one step back. So It's a correct decision not to release 3D bluray on 2006(ps3 launch)
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