Ozmodan wrote on Jan 14, 2013, 14:40: Anyone who thinks that Sony will beat Microsoft out with a new console has had their head in the sand for the past few years. Sony is in serious financial troubles. Finding the money to fund a new console this year is going to be a real task. Especially if they have to subsidize it. They just cannot afford that at all.
You need to read this article, posted on Blues a few days ago. It explains why making a new console doesn't cost the 10s of millions of dollars to produce that it used to.