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UPDATE: [April Fool's:] ZDNetUK: AMD and Sony have teamed up with Linux to kill off Microsoft's X-Box

Apr 06, 2000, 19:37 (8 Talkback[s])

[ The Register reports that this story was an April Fool's joke and the page for the story below now states, "(This is an April Fools news story)" - LT ed. ]

"Reports from the Tokyo Games Show, suggest that the Sony's next generation console (code name AP1 -- or PlayStation3) will be based on a 2GHz version of AMD's Athlon processor, running on a specially developed gamers version of Linux."

"The open source community are hopping mad at Microsoft's attempt to muscle in on the games scene with the X-Box and have vowed to stop them..."

Complete story.