As reported by Stage Select earlier, the PlayStation 3 will not be sold with HDMI cables
upon release of the system next month. As suspected, the system will not ship with component cables
- both PlayStation 3 packages come with composite (standard definition) cables in the box. Sony has announced their branded HDMI cable at $50.
As expected, the price of first party PlayStation 3 games will be $60 (US). Here are the titles scheduled for release on launch of the PlayStation 3:SCEA Launch Titles
Resistance: Fall of Man (exclusive)
Genji: Days of the Blade (exclusive)Third Party Publisher Titles
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
Call of Duty 3
EA Sports Fight Night Round 3
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Full Auto 2: Battlelines
Madden NFL 07
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Mobile Suit Gundam: CROSSFIRE (exclusive)
Need For Speed Carbon
RIDGE RACER 7 (exclusive)
Sonic the Hedgehog
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
Tony Hawk's Project 8
Untold Legends Dark Kingdom (exclusive)
MotorStorm, a launch window title, will have a downloadable demo available at the launch of the system.
A new exclusive title, Criminal Crackdown, was announced for release early next year. The game was developed by David Jaffe, creator of God of War.Also announced were Sony's purchase-online games, which will be available for under $15.
Grip Shift DLX
It's been confirmed through other sources that Lemmings 2 will also be made available through this service. The games will allow you to share your experience with up to 5 friends (this has been announced, but not detailed - it's assumed that a "pay once, share 5 times" model is coming).
Each PlayStation 3, for the first 500,000 units, will include a Blu-Ray movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
. The online service for the PlayStation 3 was confirmed once again, to be free for online play, voice and video chat, text messaging, and friends lists.Accessory pricing:
Controller - $50.
Blu Ray Remote - $25
HDMI cable - $50
PS2 Memory Card Adapter - $15