I remember speaking to Mookity about the PlayStation 3 and the then sheer jaw dropping technology that was scheduled to be included into what was to be the revolution of the gaming machine.
The PS3 was heavily delayed though, and the X-Box 360 has had a lot of time to plant its roots into the local gaming market. Of what I have seen thus far I must say that I am suitably impressed by the X-box 360, even though I do not own one.
The PlayStation 3 seems, to me, to be some kind of bastard orphan child or something recently. It’s very much a black sheep in my eyes, despite the fact that it has perhaps the greatest brand power on the market.
I’ve heard the sales for the unit across the world, however, have been less than expected, which really shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to anyone. It took too long to get to the market, the games list is adequate but the unit is too highly priced.
Incredible Connection and Take2 are two online retailers that have the unit available on pre-order for R 6,299 for the premium model. That’s a hell of a price to pay for a gaming console, especially since you can get the premium X-Box 360 unit for a lot less than that.
Maybe the PS3 will still take the market by storm and impress the hell out of everyone. Personally I feel that its time has come and gone without ever actually getting here. I still think I would rather just upgrade my PC.