Sony cuts cost of developing for PS3

Sony has lowered the price of PlayStation 3 development kits and introduced new tools at GDC this week

New dev kit models are available for developers of PS3 titles around the world – Reference Tool models DECR-1400A for North America costs $2,000 and the Europe/PAL territories version is €1,700. DECR-1400J for Japan meanwhile costs 200,000.

The new versions of the Reference Tool "allow advanced game programming and more efficient computer graphics rendering", Sony said.

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