'Never-say-never for the future', hints SCE boss Shuhei Yoshida on possible update.
Does this mean future NGP's will have a new 3D capable screen that will replace the current OLED, (which could split the market and screw over early adopters) or does it mean that down the line, we will see glasses-less stereoscopic 3D software that will work on the current OLED screen?
Well either way, I don't think it would split the market, since 3D is just a visual feature, it's not sometype of extra gameplay feature. Maybe they'll have a solution that won't need extra horsepower for 3D.
I hope they are not following Apple and releasing a new version every year. "Hey look buy 3D NGP! Yeah all you idiots that bought it last year...well those are useless! UPGRADE UPGRADE UPGRADE!" either way I don't really care about 3D, so I will be fine.
It'd cost Sony wayyyyy to much in R&D and marketing to pull a stunt like that!
As long as it plays well online/lan i could care less about 3D.
"never say never" is basically no. They would need a new screen.
in theory OLED can do 3d but you would need glasses (correct me if I'm wrong)
maybe but its alot worse 3ds.
@VampiricDragon how is it worse?
I just dont see how this would work if the NGP starts with a non 3D capable screen. It wont be like the ps3. the ps3 got 3D by software allowing a 3D capable tv to show 3D ps3 content. They would have to put a whole new screen in. Maybe they're going to do that in the revised NGP in a year or two.
3D capable comes from tv's processor to display 2 images and so on... so in theory its plausable
thats the same thing i keep saying couldn't they update the ngp to be able to run 3d with glasses at the least
So is he saying people shouldn't buy the 1st gen NGPs? lol, early adopters will get screwed again.
So...baby, baby, baby no?
Mybe 3D will add to NGP Slim edition.
I am pretty sure that they will come out with lite versions of both the NGP and the 3DS. So if you really want the best one you might as well wait a few years. BTW im buying an NGP at launch then when the new version comes out i will trade it in for it.
Unless they drastically change the design or add a key new feature to newer models (which I dont see happening), I'm gonna try to stick with my launch NGP for as long as possible. A sliding redesign would be an instant buy for me tho.
I didn't know yoshia likes justin bieber.
I think a more important thing mentioned in the interview was that he does not see the 3DS as competition...
PS Vita Slim confirmed. I hate how sony and nin hold back features like hdmi out to just add it a year down the road. Oh well i doubt i can resisit the call of the psp2 for so long.
"Same as the move, when we waited for a little to nintendo to come with the idea, and then we saw how good it sold: we're gonna wait to see the sales results for the 3DS. And then, if Nintendo 3D portable sell good, we're going to say "we invented the REAL 3D and we're going to blow your mind! because we do things better than a console from 5 years ago. Never say never""
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