Five Reasons Not to Sell Your PS3

Before you hastily decide to sell your PS3 to cover the costs of getting the PS4, here are some reasons why you should hold on it for a while.

One day, my friend asked me if I was going to sell my PlayStation 3 to cover at least some of the dough I'll be spending for the PlayStation 4 and its games. It seemed like a logical decision to adopt an "out with the old, and in with the new" mentality when it came to consoles.

However, the arrival of next-generation consoles does not automatically mean its predecessors are obsolete. Far from it. Not everyone will be jumping ship to the next wave at once, so expect companies like Sony and Microsoft to support their current-generation consoles in full steam.

This isn't an article about why shouldn't buy a PS4, but a piece about why you might want to hold on to your PS3 even if you chose to buy the the next-generation platform. 

Here are a few things you might want to consider before you decide if selling your PS3 is a good idea or not…