Sony has announced that its 3D firmware update which is being piped to its latest range of Blu-ray players and the PlayStation 3 will not make the PS3 compatible with upcoming 3D Blu-rays.
Instead, the update will ready the console for 3D games, of which there will be four in June.
The four titles coming out in a 3D flavour are: Wipeout HD, Motorstorm Pacific Rift, PAIN and Super Stardust HD.
The PlayStation 3 will eventually get 3D Blu-ray compatibility but this is to come in the form of another firmware update later in the year.
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While it's great that Sony will be offering 3D for free on the PS3, the delay of 3D Blu-ray on the console will be a blow to those PS3 owners looking to buy a 3D TV and save money on not purchasing a 3D Blu-ray player.
Sony announced this week that it will be offering bundle deals with its 3D Blu-ray player range.
The company also unveiled its first 3D Blu-ray release Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs will be coming to Europe in June – something which is bound to tease those waiting longingly for the PS3 3D firmware update.