As was announced today, Sony will support the PlayStation 3 edition of his image over component cables in the future only with restrictions. This is a internal documentproduced, which was forwarded to the Sony dealer chain GameStop.
Thus, the image output via the component cable will work only with games as usual. Blu-ray discs are on the console is limited to a future resolution of 480i. The new rule applies only to future PlayStation 3 versions. Owners of older versions may continue to use component cables with no restrictions.
Reason for the new policy are also widespread HDMI connections.
These provide a data path that begins with the so-called AACS content protection system is secured. One such process is conventional component cables is not possible. Sony console owners want to move the action to switch to an HDMI output.