Blitz: ‘3D Has Jumped PS3 To Next Gen’

By April 23, 2010Newswires

Blitz: ‘3D Has Jumped PS3 To Next Gen’

by Dave Cook

In an interview with NowGamer, Blitz CTO and co-founder Andrew Oliver explains why the recent PS3 ‘3D ready’ firmware update has advanced the console into the next generation.

We announced yesterday that Sony’s forthcoming firmware update would make the console compatible with the company’s new line of 3D Bravia televisions. Good news for those with lots of spare cash to spend on a telly, not so good for the rest of us.

“The mass market consumers now think 3D is really cool” explains Oliver, “the 3DTVs are appearing in the shops, Hollywood is releasing 3D movies every month and the current generation of consoles are already capable of 3D. In my opinion all developers should be putting 3D options in their games, but sadly I don’t think this is the case as yet. It takes a long time to write games and if the games industry isn’t careful it’s missing a golden opportunity to take their games to the next level.”

With 3D quick becoming the new black, Nintendo is also jumping on the bandwagon with its 3DS console, due to be detailed at this year’s E3.

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