When the PS3 launched back in 2006, many held strong skepticism on whether the console would survive. The unrest was echoed throughout the industry as journalists would write articles on ‘why PS3 will fail’, and ‘why blu-ray was a bad choice’.
Four years later, and that sound has been banned. No more do we see articles predicting the PS3’s death, or even that of Blu-ray. That’s because Blu-ray won the HD war over HD-DVD and the PS3 has seen substantial growth, with a redesigned console and cheaper price.
Now, Sony’s leading the innovation and adoption path once more with 3D, and according to Sony’s Worldwide Studios VP Scott Rohde, it feels like [Blu-ray] days all over again.