Well Rounded Entertainment has first word on the E3 Network adapter. Apparently the adapter will support both dialup and broadband connections. The adapter will hit in November and will cost $39.95.
Sony is also giving the PS2 a hard drive. According to the article, it appears that the HD will mainly be used for community based things as opposed to game storage. Internet access will also be available thru a Netscape browser.
The PS2 will also have Macromedia’s Flash Player and RealNetworks Real Media Player support and Cisco is teaming with Sony to create a new Internet Protocol specifically for the PS2.