In terms of current PS3 versus this unit -- this unit is the hands down choice if you enjoy hi-def audio formats (DVD-A and SACD) as the current (Slim) PS3 can play neither. This is a universal disk player on par with Oppo's offerings at a fraction of the cost.
Thanks for the heads up OP. I may have to break down and pick one up.
Dedicated Theater Room Setup (on a reasonable budget):
Sony VPL-HW55ES + VAPEX 120" Fixed Frame Screen
Denon X4000 (used as Pre-Pro) + Sherbourn PA 7-350 + Velodyne SMS-1
B&W Nautilus 803 (L/R) + B&W CDM-CNT + DefTech BPX + BP2X (surrounds)
Seaton SubM HP+ Master and Slave (boom!)
Sources: PS4 + PS3 + Xbox 360 + Tosh HD-XA2 + DirecTV HR21-200