Originally Posted by lillb
The problem is if they acquire such a license and put out an add on that everyone will have to pay for, that alienates lots of customers. If all new games require it then those who don't buy the add on have an essentially useless console. Then who would want to release games on their console when it will only give them a small fraction of the user base who actually ponied up the money for the new drive.
this, and why would Sony want to give away one of their biggest selling points, to their main competitor?