Vice President as well as Financial Officer Masaru Kato confirmed that the discourse on his conference call with investors.
"We have started developing for the next platform, but I can not discuss the launch plans. So the costs used for that platform," said Masaru as reported by Eurogamer, Friday (05/27/2011).
Confirmation of Masaru contrary to the statement of Chairman Kaz Hirai Sony Computer Entertainment several months ago that a Japanese company had not thought about PS4 or whatever the latest generation of gaming consoles.
According to Hirai, the PS3 is still far from the end of the age of console games which usually lasts 10 years. Considering the PS3 was launched in 2006, Hirai Sony's new console new estimates will appear next in 2016.
Some observers point technology Sony will announce this fourth-generation gaming consoles at the E3 event next June in order to 'destroy' party planned Nintendo will also release the Wii 2.