According to Next Generation, the PS3 will most likely hit the streets on September 21st 2006 in the U.S. and September 16th in Japan.
They also revealed that the PS3 will include an XBox Live type system called ‘HUB.’
“According to well-placed industry sources, PlayStation HUB will offer PlayStation 3 owners much the same services as Xbox Live, including chat, downloadable demos, independent games and online play. The service is also designed to support PSP online play as well as PS3.”
The official announcment from Sony regarding HUB is expected to come sometime in the next few weeks.
Source: Next Generation
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