Sony is making a strong bid -- and why not with its history? -- using the PlayStation 3 as the centerpiece of their strategy.
According to Engadget, Sony will make a movie download service available to US PlayStation 3 owners this summer -- Japan and Europe at later dates with details coming "next month," presumably at E3.
Of course, we already knew that Sony was prepped to deliver full-length TV shows and movies sometime in 2008 via its North American PlayStation Network. But summer, eh?
It would be good if someone could make this type of service really, really appealing -- nothing out there gets me really excited -- except for the overall concept.
And now with the price of gas making dedicated trips to the video store even less appealing (does anyone still do that Blockbuster?), then this has got to be the next killer app.