PSX2 Update

Tim Byars (
Tue, 21 Sep 1999 08:04:38 -0700

>While Mr. Kutaragi eschewed the term "network computer" in his remarks,
>the new PlayStation will perform many NC-like functions, including
>downloading movies and games from the Internet. The company is predicting
>it will ship one million units of the PSX2 in the first two days after its
>SCEI also introduced the DTL-T10000, a PlayStation2 development
>workstation. Manufacturers have traditionally supplied developers with
>software and a PCI card for a PC or workstation; instead, SCEI is
>supplying game makers with Linux-based workstations that incorporate the
>same Emotion Engine subsystem as the PSX2. The rationale is simple: The
>performance of the PSX2 has already exceeded conventional PCs, which don't
>have enough muscle to create applications for the PSX2 environment.



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