WSJ: Why Sony rejected a download-only game console

Gaming, PlayStation 3, Technology, Xbox 360

Sony considered but ultimately rejected a download-only scheme for its next videogame console, opting to include optical-disk drives rather than break with a decades-old model in the industry. Ian Sherr has details. Photo: Getty Images.

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