Sony wants to change its reputation of making walled gardens

Walled garden is a term for something that operates in a closed environment. For example, when you have to buy proprietary accessoriy for something that you can easily buy a third-party one for, and when the said hardware is in complete control of the manufacturer, it is said to be “closed”.

With the PS3, Sony allowed you to install Linux (not anymore) and allowed you to change the hard drive without buying expensive ones, and it was something that was a complete change when you consider the PSP which came with memory sticks or the Vita.

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