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PS3 to gain DVR support?

This is purely rumor status for the time being, but GameSpot UK seems to think there’s some truth in here. Sony’s head of New Zealand’s gaming division (say that one three times fast), Warwick Light,  made some statements the other day hailing the almighty PS3 as being a “future proof” device (though he failed to address concerns that, according to sales numbers, the device may very well be “now proof” as well). Standard corporate posturing aside, Light made some interesting statements about future PS3 revisions. The gem of the bunch? “Sony hopes to release a digital tuner for the PS3, turning it into a programmable TV recorder.” There ya go. There’s no further word or confirmation on specifics, but we can at least confirm that discussions about DVR capabilities are in the pipeline. Whether or not this move would boost sales is anyones guess, but it certainly can’t hurt things.

[Via Crave]


Born with a cell phone in one hand and a tablet in the other, Josh Karp has followed his love of technology through to the present day. As a Special Correspondent at BGR, Josh covers press conferences, trade shows and other events around the world. An expert in all things mobile, Josh has more than eight years of experience covering the wireless industry.