Sony PS3 boss: No turning back

2011-06-08 08:30
Los Angeles - The head of the Sony Corp unit that makes the PlayStation 3 game console says there's no going back on a push to offer always-connected play despite a series of hacking attacks that downed its network and will cost the Japanese company around $173m in special costs.

Kazuo Hirai, group chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, said that connectivity is central to the PlayStation experience.

His comments, in an interview late on Monday, came after he introduced Sony's latest handheld gaming device, the PlayStation Vita, which can use cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage and allows players to compete directly with PlayStation 3 users at home.

Sony also plans to bring PlayStation games to smartphones that run on Google Inc's Android operating system.

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