Ximeta Inc. is developing software that will allow the Sony Playstation 2 to serve as a home media player
. The software will allow a PlayStation 2 to connect to a Ximeta removable hard drive, the console is then able to play back recorded files on a television screen. No PC is required - just one of the company's removable hard drives, which range up to 250 Gbytes in capacity. No pricing has yet been decided upon.