This admittedly blurry shot of what looks sort of like an Apple Xserve
steroids is in fact a PlayStation 3 dev kit spotted at Sony's booth on the GDC expo floor. The question is, why show
off the humble dev unit under an enticing Revolution-esque
You'd think they'd have kept it hidden, lest some brain dead superfan mistakes this for a system redesign.
Continue reading for some more shots and Sony's clever solution for preventing confusion.
Here's the back of the unit. Those are
ethernet ports in the lower middle for scale.
In case you thought this was a system
redesign, Sony wants to remind you that this is "Not Final Hardware." This sign is funny on a couple different levels
. Now that Sony's finally
told us something
, we'll let bygones
be bygones... really soon. Promise.(UPDATE: Chatterbox threw up some
higher-res shots of another unit; theirs has more things plugged into it.)