Sixaxis and more revealed
Sony has officially unveiled pricing and details on the PS3 pad – the ‘Sixaxis’, the remote control and a memory card reader designed for your PS2 save files.The revolutionary pad, called the SIXAXIS by those boffins at Sony, will retail at about 22 UK pounds or $40. It uses Bluetooth technology to connect with the PS3 and uses PS3 memory card readermotion sensing technology to be able to sense your movement in real-time
The memory card reader will also be released on launch date, enabling PS2 memory cards to fit in to the PS3, so you can migrate your save files across – hell why not even complete your PS2 game on the new machine.
This reader will be around 7 pound or $12.
A purpose built remote control will be released a couple of weeks later on the 7th December to enable you to use your brand spanking new PS3/Blu Ray player to maximum effect.
PS3 remote controlCost – around 15 pounds ($28).
A number of add on peripherals are in the pipeline and will no doubt be released as we get nearer to launch date.