A rumour has recently surfaced regarding the next PlayStation console, codenamed “Orbis.” The most important points being:
- Is called, or at least carries the working codename, “Orbis”
- Is scheduled for a Holiday 2013 release
- Won’t be backwards compatible with PS3 games
- Will lock new games to a PSN account as an anti-used games measure
- New games can be bought either on Blu-Ray or downloaded
- Current specs are an AMD x64 CPU and AMD Southern Islands GPU
With the rest of the points being either details or expected (such as the release date), the two in bold are the ones I’d like to comment on.