The PS3 was defined at first as a revolutionary entertainment device, and when customer confusion arose, Sony switched over to labeling a gaming console. Now that the It Only Does Everything device is better established, Sony Network Entertainment Chief Operating Officer, Shawn Layden, is saying it’s more than a game console.

“We’re trying to turn the PlayStation 3 into an entertainment media hub where you can not only play your games and get online with your Call of Duty community, but also find movies, find music, and bring that across,” said Layden. “People like to explore. Gamers are explorers. I worked with PlayStation for 14 years before I took on this position with Sony Network Entertainment. I started back in 1996. It was just that grey rectangle with the toaster lid on it. You threw the disc in and brought the waffle iron down, and that’s it, you’re good to go. Game machine is the wrong description these days. Console can mean so many things. It’s a central hub if you will for all kinds of digital content.”

Source: Eurogamer