There has been much speculation on Sony’s next gen Playstation console. With E3 just around the corner, everyone wants to know what Sony is planning. The latest info to leak via some loose lips is that, despite Sony’s cloud-streaming plans, the PS4 will still have a good old fashioned optical disc drive.
In other news, word is that Sony is teamed up with a major cloud streaming service to bring cloud-based gaming to its connected devices and future consoles. That company is supposedly OnLive, but even if this is true they won’t be in the cloud exclusively. They thought about dropping the optical drive,
It is the lack of web connection speeds that stopped them. It seems that Sony thinks that the world’s internet connection speeds just aren’t up to it.