Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Mar 2010 12:59 UTC, submitted by NiceGuyEddie
Games The PlayStation 3 Slim already had an ability penalty of -35 Geekiness because of its lack of the "Install Other OS" option, and now the regular PlayStation 3 will follow in its footsteps. A PS3 firmware update, scheduled to land April 1, will disable this option on regular PS3s as well. This, dear readers, is what we in the business call a "testicle move", especially since only a few weeks ago, Sony bold-facedly claimed the feature would not be removed.
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This machine was sold with the purpose of being able to run an alternative operating—and this was one of the reasons for my purchase. I look forward to joining a class action suit against the company—and filling the pockets of some attorneys. Sony, time and time again, shows how it doesn’t give a sh*t about its customers.

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