So here's the question: why bother releasing the player at all? Sony's Blu-ray player, the BDP-S1, is listed at various outlets at just under $1,000. If consumers are given the option, the PlayStation 3 will look like an incredible bargain. Could the player be nothing more than a ploy to make its game console look more attractive? After all the videophiles pick up the PS3, perchance they will try a few games out, thus adding more customers into the industry.
Maybe it's the tinfoil hat talking, but we do not see how Sony plans to use the BDP-S1 except as a foil to sell its
[via PS3 Fanboy]