Here is a quick speed test from iWaggle3D comparing the old PlayStation Store to the new one which went live today (October 17th) in Europe. The new PlayStation Store is scheduled to go live in US next week (October 23rd).
The new one is much more fancy than the old one and it is very easy to find what you are looking for in comparison to the old one. You just have to get used to where things lies first. Change is good!
You can't really sugar coat going from a 5 second startup time to a 30 second startup time as a good thing. That said, with them transitioning the store to HTML5, updates will be very easy and I expect videos like this will influence those updates as well. They were talking about monthly updates, so I expect to see the issues seen here addressed soon.
yeah sure it looks nice but it's slow and a complete mess. the new search is awful, the loading is so slow and how many things did the guy go through before he downloaded a demo? I like the new design I really do but Sony totally screwed the pooch with the new store. Change is good, when done right.
I agree with Mykky in that content is much easier to be found. But I also agree with fr0sty and Summons75 about the loading times/steps (heck, I made this video for a reason ;D). That said, store layout isn't something you can easily fix if broken, while loading times and the steps things can. So I'm positive things will be sorted out fairly quickly.
Heh, well done Sony ^^
i got the update,saw the new store then after 10min it went back to the old one...whatever ?
When they first upgraded the playstation store it was the same thing. Optimization and firmware upgrade where done to speed up the process. @Slysi Everyone knows that Europe is testing ground for Sony. So get all the bugs. XD
There's a shock we've got it before u.s
Yeah finally we are first in getting something. Norway also got Netflix today which is fantastic!
Bloody hell Sony, that's slow and harder to use!
You'll get used to it. The "slow" thing is probably because it just went live. It will get faster in the next few days, if it doesn't Sony already said they are planning monthly updates.
What a joke i hope theres option to keep old one
You actually tested the speed on a brand new store that only went "live" surely you understand that nothing goes smoothy on the first day? How about after about a week you do that again?
if its really that slow they should have waited until it was fixed to release this
SCEE have already said it'll be super slow on the first day....
no need for tests, process is still on, and they need to tweak this, but if we stop push them they may leave it as is... thay would be bad for us mostly
So the store take 7 times longer to fully boot up, and in the end it took longer to find the game...I fail to see how based on what they shown so far is an improvement. Other then it looks "prettier"... Hopefully the other "improvements" are actually improvements.
I prefer the current store. Bad update is bad, like the redesigned super slim PS3 and a few FWs like the one that removed the Linux compatibility. The only thing wrong with the current Store is that we can't sort out the items in our Download list, and I bet this one thing won't be fixed...
This new set up is designed to make ppl want to buy more content if anything.. I wont mind using it as long as the video streaming for previews is good.. IDK what Sony was thinking by skimping out on ram w PS3.. I guess they didnt think media & net were going to be a huge deal.. Well now they can lick their wounds & try again w PS4.. Free online is worth the few seconds i gotta lose time wise.. I refuse to pay MS a cent just to play games that are made for multiplayer...
ok, that is dissapointing. maybe because its first day that is why it is so slow. or maybe it works faster when things have been cached
Slower startup but faster instore, hope they fix the way you download stuff though, that is painful.
I just don't like the typing, why didn't they stick with the old qwerty style keyboard
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