3D Blu-Ray Playback For PS3 Next Month

3D Blu-Ray Playback For PS3 Next Month

3D Blu-Ray Playback For PS3 Next Month

A PS3 firmware update allowing users to watch Blu-ray movies in stereoscopic 3D will be launched next month, Sony said at the IFA trade show last night.

While a release date wasn’t specified, Sony CEO Howard Stringer said that Spider-Man 3, Avatar and Green Hornet will all be available in 3D Blu-ray format in the future, as will Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and Michael Jackson’s This Is It.

Future PS3 updates will enable playback of 3D YouTube videos and PlayTV broadcasts, the company said.

Sony also used the event to announce that a new cloud-based digital music service – dubbed Music Unlimited – is in the works for its network-enabled devices, including PS3.

Sources: Engadget / Gamasutra