Or, he could just be spouting off, as we've had a bunch of quotables from Mr. Tretton in the last few days and until something concrete happens, presumably at e3, then all of this remains just words. In practical terms, component pricing in Japan could go up quite a lot in the recovery from the earthquake, so whatever your best guess was it is probably time to start revising them up a little anyway.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Start Saving; Sony's Tretton Hints at High NGP Price
This doesn't sound good, a note on GI.biz reckons that Sony could be preparing the world for a fairly steep NGP price. Tretton's words "I think when you're buying a platform, when you're buying technology, you're hopefully buying a device you're going to enjoy for many, many years," suggest this thing isn't going to be as cheap as rumoured.