175w ago - Today VG247.com (linked above) has shared some screenshots of PS3 Debug Firmware 3.20 which appear to reveal a new '3D Video Output' XMB menu option.
While the 3.20 update is reportedly still "months away" for consumers, Sony previously confirmed that a simple PS3 Firmware update is all that is required to make the PlayStation 3 system compatible with 3D gaming.
To quote: "We've landed some pics of a new debug build of PS3's Firmware, clearly showing a "3D video output" option.
As you can see from the images below, the feature appears to be included in the 3.20 release, which is apparently now in the hands of developers.
There's been a great deal of talk about 3D games in recent months, with Sony especially being a strong supporter of the tech."
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I believe it requires you purchase a new 120hz LED TV. but I am more interetsed in when there is a leak on this 3.20 debug firmware. Hopefully some nice anonymous sources will share with us. Excited news indeed.
sony is pushing for the shutter glasses 3d technology. they even make their own shutter glasses.
it has been reported on numerous sites that 3d capable tvs are needed for the 3d technology coming out for the ps3. the red/blue 3d of which you speak has been around since the 70's i believe.
no matter when it first came about it is still old technology. some games may include the option to display the 3d content in the manner that you wish, however it is more than likely that most games developed with 3d in mind will only use the shutter glasses technology.
new technology is always pushed for consumers to well, consume and buy, buy, buy. personally i am going to have to wait until i get a stable/secure job at a game developer to be able to afford anything above and beyond my current 32" 720p tv. also the fact that the 3d still requires glasses is keeping me from completely embracing the technology.