PS3 Motion Controller Due Out Worldwide This Fall, Rumored to be Called ‘Arc’


Some official and unofficial news regarding Sony’s PS3 Motion Controller project has just surfaced.

The official news, announced via press release a couple hours ago, is that the PS3 Motion Controller is on for a fall 2010 worldwide launch — the launch will span Japan, Asia, North America and Europe/PAL territories. If you recall, the Motion Controller was originally planned for the spring, but according to a new statement from Sony the decision was made to hold off on shipping the device to ensure that there is an extensive game lineup in place to immediately take advantage of the controller. That software lineup is expected to be unveiled soon, though quite a few titles were already announced back in September.

“We have decided to release the Motion Controller in fall 2010 when we will be able to offer an exciting and varied line-up of software titles that will deliver the new entertainment experience to PS3 users, ” said Kazuo Hirai, President and Group CEO, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We will continue to work to have a comprehensive portfolio of attractive and innovative games for the Motion Controller, not only from SCE Worldwide Studios but also from the third party developers and publishers, whom we have been working closely with. We look forward to soon unveiling the exciting software line-up that further expands and defines the PS3 platform as the ultimate entertainment system for the home.”

As for the unofficial news, rumor has it that the PS3 Motion Controller’s final name will be the ‘Arc’. Obviously Sony will not comment on the rumor at this time, but I would expect them to confirm or debunk it fairly soon.

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