Originally Posted by dontcloseyoureyes
Really? That's not what I heard, read it's to do with the laser being too expensive to produce.
Will look into it.
EDIT: Cannot find anything to support your assertion.
"Sony PS3 - 80 Gig Model and 60GB PAL Model
The 80 gig Sony PS3 supports PS2 games through software emulation.
The success of this emulation was poor at first, but Sony has improved it with several generations of firmware upgrades.
If you are experiencing difficulties with PS2 emulation, it is recommended that you upgrade to the latest firmware.
The 60GB PAL model also utilizes software emulation."
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