Former Sony exec Ken Kutaragi previously said that the console would have a 10-year life cycle. The console came out in Japan on November 11th, 2006 so it's almost been 11 years since the console first shipped out to stores.
How Sony's decision to end production will affect the USA market is unclear, but with the company putting all its focus into the PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, expect support for the much-loved last-gen console to start disappearing worldwide. From time to time we have come across a number of editions of the gaming consoles from the house of Sony and one of the most popular has been the Sony PlayStation 3. Despite its sucessor releasing worldwide in 2013, the console remained popular until recently, specially in its Japanese home turf where many recent games were still released on both platforms.
The PlayStation 3, the first model of which was launched in November 2006, will soon be laid to rest. Sony will allow PC gamers to play modern PlayStation 4 titles via PlayStation Now starting from the second half of this year.
It is still not certain how this move will impact North America. However, Japanese site GamesTalk.net reports that shipments will be completed in March 2017. Several users now report of experiencing poor wireless network connectivity woes.
Announced via the PlayStation Blog, the game streaming service will expand the catalogue to include PS4 titles, but it doesn't say when.
Only Nintendo's DS can match Sony's machine in terms of unit sales.
PlayStation Now senior marketing manager Brian Dunn then said, "After thoughtful consideration, we chose to shift our focus and resources to PS4 and Windows PC to further develop and improve the user experience on these two devices".
He was first arrested and charged with his roommate's murder in January 2016 and has remained in custody since then. Medina claimed he acted in self defense, and prosecutors waited a year before filing a murder charge.
Ms Sturgeon last night defended her plans and said Scots had a right to choose a difference path to the rest of the UK. Speaking on Thursday, Mrs May said: Right now we should be working together, not pulling apart.
The club met with Karanka and following discussions, Boro said it was in their "best interests" to make the change. Middlesbrough are the lowest scorers in the Premier League this season with just 19 goals to their name.
Sanders is expected to play with Canton on Saturday and remain with the Charge during the Cavaliers' upcoming road trip. The Cavs have 16 regular season games left for Love and Smith to get ready for the playoffs.
A significant portion of the NEA awards went to projects targetted at youth, community outreach, or rural touring programs . Montana, for example, offers "Standing Together", a literature reading and discussion program for military veterans.
Washington has been urging its two allies to step up security co-operation despite their historically strained relations. US officials are reviewing options that could include a pre-emptive military strike and renewed talks with North Korea.
Speaking at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing, diplomat Pak Myong-ho blamed the United States and South Korea over the killing. The four North Korean citizens wanted for arrest are Rhi Ji-hyon, 33, Hong Song-hac, 34, O Jong-gil, 55, and Ri Jae-nam, 57.
Obviously, Prince William was absent at the special ceremony since he was on a ski trip with his close friends in Switzerland. So, of course, immediately rumors emerged indicating that William might actually be cheating on his wife, Kate Middleton .
Dwyane Wade suffers season-ending elbow injuries
Wade collided with the Memphis Grizzlies Zach Randolph in the game last night and said later that he "heard a couple of pops". At 32-36 following Wednesday night's loss, the Bulls are now 10th in the Eastern Conference looking into the playoff picture.
Flynn worked for multiple Russian firms
The registration involved $530,000 worth of lobbying that Flynn's firm performed for a company owned by a Turkish businessman. Flynn's final cut was $33,750, after his speakers' bureau, Leading Authorities, took a 25 percent commission.