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Microsoft Exec Says 3D Is A 'Science Experiment'

A Microsoft executive has said that 3D is nothing more than a "science experiment" and has claimed that the company is working on technology that consumers can enjoy now rather than a few years down the line.

Phil Spencer, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, claims that 3D technology is not easily accessible to consumers, according to CNN.

“As an entertainment company, we're trying to do things that millions of people can go enjoy today. And for better or for worse, people just don't really have TVs in their house right now that are going to do 3D in a way that's going to work,” he said.

His comments come at a time when rivals Sony and Nintendo are pushing for 3D gaming on their consoles.

Sony has updated the firmware on its PlayStation 3 games console to support 3D gaming and Blu-Ray movies while Nintendo is preparing to launch the first ever handheld 3D gaming device that does not require bulky glasses.