Atari founder predicts PS3 failure

Posted on Monday, Nov 13 2006 @ 04:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari, believes the PlayStation 3 console will be a failure.
He also expressed fondness for Microsoft's online strategy, saying, "Xbox Live is interesting because it potentially becomes the platform for the living room."

But the tuned changed to a less positive note when it came to PlayStation 3.

"I think Sony shot themselves in the foot… there is a high probability [they] will fail. The price point is probably unsustainable. For years and years Sony has been a very difficult company to deal with from a developer standpoint. They could get away with their arrogance and capriciousness because they had an installed base," Bushnell said.
Read more at DailyTech.


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