Forget those expensive computer drives; just hook up the PlayStation!

posted by CSWalczak on September 14, 2009 at 10:40 am

According to this article, a theater in Japan is showing an animated film using a PS3 connected to a video projector instead of the projector’s hard drive.

In the theatre, folks claim to have seen things like messages to charge the USB controller pop up on the screen.

According to one site, the Blu-ray version of the film is being screened, but Wired Vision confirmed this with the film’s distributor and Sony subsidiary Aniplex that a data file of the movie is running off of a PS3. The film is in full HD, and there is apparently no noticeable difference between it playing from the PS3’s hard drive and a digital projector hard drive.

Read more at Kotaku.

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