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Submitted by TheCouchJockeyz 387d ago | rumor

MP3 Support, DLNA and more features to follow on 2nd PS4 update

With yesterday's PS4 FAQ news being received with mixed feelings. The heads over at Sony seem to have taken back a desire to fight for the Living room with upcoming updates to support high demand features such MP3's, DLNA (PS4, Sony)

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sigfredod  +   387d ago | Well said
Wow that was fast, good news, seems that the replace of my PS3 as my media center will be sooner than expected!
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zeal0us  +   387d ago
Patience is a great virtue. Good things come to those who wait.
Hatsune-Miku  +   387d ago
glorious. thank you sony. im getting a ps4 first day.
LOL_WUT  +   387d ago
See this is what I like to see. When a fanbase of any company is OUTSPOKEN changes will be made. It's never late to speak up ;)

And as I always say better late than never.
Angels3785  +   387d ago
I'm not surprised by this at all....of sony has done something consumers don't like as of late...they immediately correct it.

Almost like Yoshi goes to the PS4 team and goes "What the hell were you thinking??? Change that!"
scott182  +   387d ago
Nice, that was a very fast response.

Edit: All those people that fake cancelled their PS4 pre order will be so sad.
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UltimateMaster  +   387d ago
That was fast.
xHeavYx  +   387d ago | Well said
When the biggest complaint you get is that your console doesn't play MP3, you know you are doing things right.
sckipt  +   387d ago
Well they did say

Greatness Awaits
MTEC8  +   387d ago
That was fast, glad that's sorted out. Ask and you shall receive!
memots  +   387d ago
all that stuff was feasible on ps3 and on xbmc/pc

Is the Xbox one able to do it?
iamnsuperman  +   387d ago
I don't want to be that guy but how do we know this is real. Who is this Sony rep? I will remain cautiously optomistic
PeaSFor  +   387d ago
all the fake "canceled pre-order" drama queens will be confused.
Prime157  +   387d ago
Wait, I didn't even think it was that bad of an uprising, they just went, "Oh shit, a few people said this was bad, let's make it work."
FamilyGuy  +   387d ago
Any of you could go to either of the official ps blogs PS4 faqs page an see the comments, there are a TON of people that were upset about this. Whether you personally thought little of it or not there is a large portion of comments speaking up against it or saying how it's upsetting news. On top of that all the major gaming sites had stories about it where you saw EVEN MORE complaints from upset fans and trolls mixed in making it worse.

Sony wasn't about to sit back an ignore a healthy percentage of their fanbase when they had a problem. It's not like adding mp3 playback is some massively difficult task anyway. DLNA support is another story.
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thereapersson  +   387d ago
Well thank GOD this is happening. I was not about to use their Music Unlimited service just to be able to play my music on my system. Too many awesome memories on my PS3 of using custom soundtracks in Wipeout HD and Super Stardust HD.
pop_tarts  +   387d ago
Unless you wait for an Xbox One...I kid I kid.
pyramidshead  +   387d ago
Not like it was ever a big issue...just an odd choice issue.

You'll be playing games mostly on your PS4 for the most part.

Glad to see Sony listen and step up to deliver.
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RedDevils  +   387d ago
That is good news, especially DLNA and Mp3 is one of those I used the most on my ps3. Thank God Sony listen to their fans/customers
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DragonKnight  +   387d ago
This is just more proof that Sony's focus was on games and games only first, everything else second.
Kayant  +   387d ago
@all

This is also backed by a mod on gaf.... Take that what you will. Either that's their source or its indeed a sony rep it's seems likely they would push forward with adding media stuff sooner rather than later seeing how they have been responding to feedback lately --->
http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
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Maddens Raiders  +   387d ago
Man, these guys are good.
NarooN  +   387d ago
How Sony & Microsoft operate:

Fans: Plz add mp3 n stuf kthx?

Sony: K lol, we'll add it in the next update.

M$: Gtfo buy a 360 #dealwithit #YOLO #SWAG
AKS  +   387d ago
@zeal0us

That wasn't much of a wait.

I imagine some bean counters at Sony thought they'd try to push people towards their Music Unlimited service, but it's not worth risking when you're launching new hardware, especially considering how they've been in such good standing with the public with the pre-launch stuff.
andibandit  +   387d ago
Isnt this a 180??
ipach  +   387d ago
easiest use of patience ever. that change took like all of a day. my goodness.
mewhy32  +   387d ago
This is another example of sony doin what the players want.
Revolver_X_  +   387d ago
@andibandit

A 180 is when you announce something then turn around and change it. MP3, DLNA was never considered at all.
Withdreday  +   387d ago
They should patch in PS3 support too!
Shake_Zula  +   387d ago
Yeah, very happy about the news although it's interesting that the next update isn't slated to as far back as early 2014. Not necessarily a bad thing, but definitely out of the norm as far as Playstation goes. Kinda makes you wonder how many updates the PS2 would have had if it were universally connected, huh?
ImG2theB  +   386d ago
At least they do their 180s quickly.
Ares84HU  +   386d ago
That's all nice and great how you guys think that Sony is correcting everything people are voicing their opinions about.

But did everyone forget that the PS4 won't play PS1, PS2 and PS3 games??? I think that's just total bullshit.

How about we get loud on this topic and ask Sony to create emulators for the PS4 that you could get either for free or paid that would act as a virtual console for the PS1, PS2 and PS3 so you can go all nostalgia if you want to. I still play PS1 games very often and I'd like to continue. For the time being, I have to keep my PS3 to do that.
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Kingthrash360  +   387d ago
graphics.....games...awsomenes s...all would be meaningless if not for things like this that sony is doing. CLEARLY sony is putting what gamers want first..no run around.
when shu speaks he says truth and things like this are proof.
sony has my trust and my money...$400 out my pocket. it hurts my wallet but my mind is at ease because i know this is money well spent
AngelicIceDiamond  +   387d ago
Sony's very responsive.
M-M  +   387d ago
I expected something like that to happen fast, pretty much all of their new devices support it. All they had to do was simply add it on =P.
TheTwelve  +   387d ago
Sony continues to show that they're very serious about owning this gen.
Hellsvacancy  +   387d ago
The news has certainly pleased me
MysticStrummer  +   387d ago
Wow all those jokes from the Micro-minions about playing MP3s are already irrelevant. That was fast.

Well, UnHoly_One did ask (sarcastically) to be directed to the subscription he could pay to play music on PS4.

There's no subscription, but I PMed this article to him anyway.
solid_snake3656  +   387d ago
Damn I love you Sony.
slapedurmomsace  +   387d ago
This is great news, but if the system had the ability the whole time, why shut it out to begin with?
Mister_Dawg  +   387d ago
Exactly.
ZodTheRipper  +   387d ago
"Shutting something out" is not the same as not implementing it.
They simply focused on other things in development but as you can see by this response, they clearly didn't mean to "shut it out".
slapedurmomsace  +   387d ago
@zod
They focused on other things so much they did include the capability in the hardware and OS. They clearly didn't mean to shut it out so much by their response? Are you kidding me? If they didn't mean too, why announce they aren't including it? Why go outta your way to announce you're gonna do something you didnt mean too? They tried to push their music and video unlimited services. They are just a helluva lot quicker at change policy's that the public doesn't like than most corporations.
wsoutlaw87  +   386d ago
what are you talking about? of coarse the system had the ability, they just had to write the software. Its not like they blocked it for no reason. The update will add the capability to the ps4
hulk_bash1987  +   387d ago
When I first heard about it I wasn't really mad as I wasn't taking advantage of the features anyways. The the lack of it(especially the mp3 support)seemed odd though. But in any case good for those people that do use the features.
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Games_R_Us  +   387d ago
Wow so Sony does a 180! Wow and the crowd goes wild.

Oh wait, its Sony, that shit must be cool then.

Please!
hulk_bash1987  +   387d ago | Well said
Difference is they werent fighting the backlash and insisting theyre way is better. sony noticed a backlash and quickly calmed the storm. Microsoft on the other hand defended their policy until the backlash started affecting sales projections.
Kryptix  +   387d ago
@hulk_bash1987

Very well said, for example, if Microsoft announced the return of used games being playable the next day after reveal, wouldn't that mean that they received the feedback of their fans to heart so they changed it quick?

The problem really persists that Microsoft doesn't quickly recognize good versus bad, like they have to pull up a chart to calculate losses before making decisions. It's always going to give better reactions if you listen then act quickly than putting money or laziness first. Microsoft is mostly like, "eh, we'll see what happens."
ashcroft  +   387d ago
@hulk_bash1987

You nailed it. MS heard everyone's cries and they told everyone there's a device called an xbox 360. When Amazon told them they were being outsold 16-1, that's what bothered them.

Sony has had bad press since the psn hack and are constantly trying to make it up to us. They don't want you to hate them as it kills the point of trying to make it up. So they listened, The difference between 2006 and 2013 is that we have alot of power with social media, mainly twitter.

We can reach the people that matter to help them know what we want. Unlike calling a company and dealing with customer service where it's all about procedure.
HmongAmerican  +   387d ago
LOL you make me giggle.
insomnium2  +   387d ago
I KNEW someone was going to call this a 180. I effing knew it! Anything to make MS seem less of an a-hole. I mean the fact that these things have ZERO in common means jack s*it to you. You guys will go to ANY lengths.
UnholyLight  +   387d ago
@ashcroft

I think that's why Don Mattrick was quickly thrown into the air and punted in the ass as hard as the rest of Microsoft could.

Seriously, whoever approved him to say "There's an Xbox 360 for that" should be smacked over the head.

lol
Back-to-Back  +   386d ago
Clearly the xbox fans were happy about the MS 180s, why do you think you see more xbox fans now, then what we saw at e3? 180s are fine as long as they benefit the customer.
Cuzzo63  +   387d ago
Whats even more puzzling is that the Xbots are not even bashing this...
MasterCornholio  +   387d ago
That's because of how fast Sony responded to their fans. Microsoft on the other hand took forever to implement the 180s because they were waiting for preorder numbers from retailers.

Nexus 7 2013
Yetter  +   387d ago
Sure it was quick but the article does not make any mention of DLNA support. (except for the title of course)
asmith2306  +   387d ago
Said it yesterday that they would patch this in within a year. The complaints I heard here yesterday about this were outrageous, some even saying they would cancel their pre-orders. Fanboys are a fickle bunch.
condemmedman  +   387d ago
Sony 180
Brix90  +   387d ago
"Sony 1080p" I fixed it for you...lol
RedDevils  +   386d ago
Now I understand why M$ didn't called their next xbox 720, 720p lmao
Back-to-Back  +   386d ago
0/10

Would not read again
LonDonE  +   387d ago
Nintendo fans take notes!!!
This is exactly why i hate when people say Sony phonies or Sony drones! we are far from that for the most part! if we see b.s we call it out, and because Sony is more consumer focused then its rivals they usually give us what we ask for.

This is the nintendo fan base's biggest flaw, just look how many monumental cock ups nintendo has made over the last few generations, never mind years.
And they will never change, why? because of the nintendrones who throw a hissy fit whenever someone criticizes nintendo for their cock ups! its annoying as hell i really love nintendo and Sony and have been gaming over 27 years (am 30 so do the math!) and to see nintendo in their current state is sad,and what makes it worse is to see the fan base and nintendo management dig their heads into the sand and claim nothing is wrong!

Seriously anyone claiming their not is PLAIN DELUSIONAL!
Nintendo has serious problems right now and i wish some times they were more like Sony. Sony have always put the core gamers first and i am grateful for it.

Nintendo on the other hand is clearly more casual gamer focused now,hence all the b.s we have seen!
When will they realise that unless we speak up they will never change, its why i love the Playstation nation even though i usually buy every platform and game on pc too, the community is awesome on PSN! BEYOND EVERYONE! AND GAME ON FOREVER!
Don't take no shit from no corporation, without us the consumers they are NOTHING! and please for the love of god nintendo fans, rally together and stop putting up with mediocrity!

When x1 and Microsoft tried the drm crap, fans spoke up, and Playstation didn't follow suit, which forced Microsoft to change their policies, when Sony made mistakes with ps3,and now this mp3 rubbish Sony fans spoke up, now ps4 seems to be the king of gaming all over again like ps2, now nintendo fans need to speak up and make nintendo change for the better, we as gamers deserve better then what nintendo has been giving us! They are lazy now,and need to show us the core some more love, every generation the core nintendo fan base has been shrinking more and more,the wii sold like mad but it wasn't the core gamers it was casual grannies and women! most played it a few times and then left it in the closet.

And so if you see the nintendo console total sales for the last 3 or so generations you can clearly see the core fan base leaving nintendo consoles! The total system sales for each of their consoles has been diminishing this is a problem which has been going on for a while,and likewise the lack of third party support is another problem which nintendo has failed to rectify over almost 4 generations! this is unacceptable for me as a nintendo fan! WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!
nosferatuzodd  +   387d ago
well said i couldn't have said it better my self
Ol_G  +   387d ago
please just play your glorious playstation drone
TCompton4  +   386d ago
I would disagree simply because as a consumer Nintendo offers me everything I want in a game console and IMO the best 1st party titles on the market. So I wouldn't complain to Nintendo because the Wii U meets all my needs in a console. With Sony or M$ consoles I'm stuck paying extra money for unnecessary hardware power and features I won't look twice at.
General Pinky  +   387d ago
Has anyone read the article by any chance. There was no mention of a update just a decision about the features that are missing with the team. Don't know how that was translated into the 2nd update for the PS4.
All I have to say is we need to change their minds about this before the console comes out because I don't want another situations like the party chat on the PS3.
Cable2kx  +   387d ago
Hey do anyone know if in the first patch the HDCP is being removed? Or no word on this?
Sitdown  +   387d ago
Glad to see this is happening....but for the people saying this was fast....has a date been announced for the 2nd patch?
darkride66  +   387d ago
I wasn't terribly concerned by this. The PS3 launched with considerably less features then it enjoys now and additional functionality was added over time. Sure it's be nice if it did everything right out of the box, but you never know what's going to be a feature that's in demand. Still, I think MP3's and Media Streaming would have been two no-brainers. I get they want everyone to use their music and video streaming services, but let's be realistic here.
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   387d ago
That was fast? Good news? This is the worst article I've ever seen. They completely made everything up. Nowhere does that tweet say anything is coming, and yet this site acts like they asked Yosp those specific questions and got an answer back from him.

This is incredible. And look at you Sony fans eat this up. There is no truth to this made up article. Read the article people... look at this madness! You guys will believe anything.
zippycup  +   387d ago
wait does this mean that all the crybaby's who were going to cancel aren't anymore

dam that sux would have been less sales for sony but also less headaches for us we don't need baby's on psn
trancefreak  +   387d ago
Power to the Playa's.

Glad Sony listened; this was the only issue thought was pretty lame that I couldn't blast my tunes threw my ps4 to my stereo. Especially mp3's, but now I am happier.
Back-to-Back  +   386d ago
Nice avatar :)
joe90  +   387d ago
RUMOUR.
Deadpoolio  +   387d ago
Well unlike other companies Sony does actually listen to their customers, and when it isn't something that could involve console security they will fix it
UnholyLight  +   387d ago
Man do I get a kick out of how nobody got upset over the fact that Sony was going to try and push their music service (which isn't a huge deal to me either way I'm still getting a PS4) but if Microsoft had done this there'd be no end to it.

Sony just "pulled a Microsoft" and you guys all play it off like it's all good. Too funny.
Gardenia  +   387d ago
Again Sony is listening to the community
Omar91  +   387d ago
A tear drop fell from the side of my cheek :') Thank you Sony.
Hufandpuf  +   387d ago
What about people that won't be able to download the update?
iamnsuperman  +   387d ago
They can go to an Internet cafe and download it from the playstation website and transfer it over. If they can't do that they have bigger issues to worry about
Kryptix  +   387d ago
Well there's always the PS3. (Don Mattrick joke)

A) They can download the patch into a USB stick using their friend's internet or at the cafe. Even a wifi capable phone can download the patch when they enter an area with free wifi without bringing their laptop.

B) Boot up the patch from a new game they bought. Not sure if Sony still puts console patches in discs but that's an option if they still do.
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Hellsvacancy  +   387d ago
They can come to my house, i'll let em use my internet for 20mins to get the update

1 person at a time
Jsoc  +   387d ago
Sony said that they need to call customer service and they would get the update patch on a disk ... And send it by mail to them ... From what I read
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pwnsause_returns  +   387d ago
well, damn...I guess that means the dev team are taking overnight shifts now...
ZodTheRipper  +   387d ago
It'll be worth it in the end and they know it :)
I would love to work at Sony right now, things are looking very, very good for them.
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Brix90  +   387d ago
Shu's got our back...glad to see he took it serious and didn't blow it off for later
LEOPARD1030  +   387d ago
Amazing feedback !

New games will be announced the 15th

http://www.allgamesbeta.com...
Sitdown  +   387d ago
Haha...the tweet says the 14th. And people agreed.
LEOPARD1030  +   386d ago
uppsss sorry :D
timzone  +   387d ago
I know not everyone is concerned about it but DLNA support is important to me and I hope it comes quickly to PS4.
Omegasyde  +   387d ago
Same here. No reason to add features only take some existing features away
memots  +   387d ago
Now if they could stop the restriction with the Vita app ( content assistant manager ) i would be very happy.
ANIALATOR136  +   387d ago
content manager is such a pain in the arse
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RedDevils  +   387d ago
You're not alone it's very important to me as well
Clover904  +   387d ago
Ask, and you shall receive. PS4 is going to be Sony's best Playstation console yet!
Games_R_Us  +   387d ago
But when MS changes stuff thats bad right, but when Sony does it, its the second coming of Christ!
MRMagoo123  +   387d ago
WTF are you even talking about who mentioned MS you guys and your pulling the hypocrisy card every time anything happens, its just stupid go die in a hole somewhere.
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MasterCornholio  +   387d ago
"Go buy a 360" Don Mattrick

There's a reason why people are ticked off with Microsoft.

Nexus 7 2013
brave27heart  +   387d ago
Never forget the tricks Microsoft tried to pull. The DRM always online mandatory Kinect rubbish. Never forget.

Im hopeful Sony will make this change. It'll hurt them if they dont.
SoulSercher620  +   387d ago
At least Sony listens to their consumers. If you think MS did all those 180s because of the gamers you're crazy.
Sitdown  +   387d ago
Sony consumers said they wanted to pay to play online? I know I didn't. Anyhoo... rather than just listen to consumers, I want Don't to have the appropriator balance where consumers can get what they want while also producing money to keep the company around.
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   387d ago
How right you are. Look at the first 2 post in this positive MS X1 article.

Hilarious you call it out correct and the Sony guys here say no right away... Well what do you call this then?

http://n4g.com/news/1384930...

First post on this article should of said "Damage Control" as well? Get all sorts of agrees and well saids.
purp13m0nk3y  +   387d ago
Joy!! PS4 Media Server FTW :-)
Talamak  +   387d ago
That was fast
blackblades  +   387d ago
Maybe we should say something about mkv and 5.1 format profile.
shivvy24  +   387d ago
lol I don't see that happening , sony also owns movie studios
blackblades  +   387d ago
Let me add gifs files to the list.
Undeadwolfy  +   386d ago
FLAC support! Need that uncompressed goodness! Sony's history is in sound & music. Should be supporting FLAC. And WAV too if we're going down the uncompressed route.
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nevin1  +   387d ago
Hey Sony,

Bring back 8 player support too.
svoulis  +   387d ago
This is how both Sony and Microsoft should model their business after.

Simply put, if your fanbase has questions/concerns. Don't cover it up with PR garbo, Don't lie and say "we don't know" just admit it. Give them what they want. Its a respect thing.

Thank you Sony for proving to me that you care, even if its something as simple as listening to music on your PS4.
MysticStrummer  +   387d ago
"if your fanbase has questions/concerns. Don't cover it up with PR garbo, Don't lie and say "we don't know" just admit it."

Don't tell MS how to run their business. Just look at some of their fans here. They love the MS method. It's a sadomasochistic thing, but who are we to judge?

; )
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HugoDrax  +   387d ago
"Thank you Sony for proving to me that you care,"

I wouldn't go that far...The features weren't available so gamers would join Sony Unlimited Music/Video services as alternatives. I'll say they care to a certain extent. Anyhow, I'm glad it's reversed so I can hook up my external to my PS4 as I did my PS3?
Hicken  +   387d ago
Where are you guys getting that from? Is that what Sony said?

Or is it just your hope that Sony was being as money hungry as Microsoft?
wenaldy  +   387d ago
Thank you Shu :')
gamertk421  +   387d ago
Nothing confirmed, just hinted at. Also, worst written and edited article I've seen so far.
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CGI-Quality  +   387d ago
You clearly didn't read the article.

OT: Fast and soon! They really aren't joking around!
MRMagoo123  +   387d ago
just ignore the troll hes got one bubble left and cant even defend himself, just mark as troll and move along.
reko  +   387d ago
@gamer

did you read the article?
memots  +   387d ago
ill reply for him.

"NO"
SoulSercher620   387d ago | Trolling | show
Grimhammer00  +   387d ago
The article states mp3 (forget the title....read the body), are we certain that video streaming is fine?
I mean....does mp3 streaming use same dlna protocols as streaming video?

Just asking....because like many it'll determine whether I trade in my ps3 or not.
rainslacker  +   387d ago
If you're getting it from a website then it's just a buffer like with YouTube videos.

If you're streaming it from a server computer, then yes, it uses the DLNA protocol.
akurtz  +   387d ago
Glad thats over. Now, i can see the "2nd update? Proof that sony rushed the console. Cancelling pre order'!
Lol
15 more days!!
Plagasx  +   387d ago
Can someone please lend me $400?? I promise I will pay it back.
rajman  +   387d ago
Why was mp3 disabled in the first place? there was no benefits to doing it...nice 180 though
amnalehu  +   387d ago
it was not disabled. it was never added and never promised.
rajman  +   387d ago
Seriously? why would a video game console in 2013 come without something basic such as mp3 support?
Im sure like 99% of fans expected it to have mp3 support considering the ps3 already did, and they only decided to bring it 'back' via patch after the backlash from fans.
AceBlazer13  +   387d ago | Funny
why would a console in 2013 still have a power brick and use AA batteries .
amnalehu  +   387d ago
before the PS3 and Xbox how many video game consoles came with MP3 support?
M-M  +   387d ago
@AceBlazer13,

Calm down, he's not an Xbox fanboy.
strigoi814  +   387d ago
coz maybe Sony focused a lot on the gaming features not the extras to come with it
memots  +   387d ago
have you ever tried to put Mp3 on a 360? what a mess
isarai  +   387d ago
chances are, if it can be patched in, it will
kwiksilver99  +   387d ago
Yay.that was quick
xeroxbane  +   387d ago
a game company that listens wow gj sony
drsfinest72  +   387d ago
Glad they not taking a whole console generation to add or bring bad features
reko  +   387d ago
good job shu!
EmptySkyForm  +   387d ago
Now PLLLLLLEEEEEAAASSSE Sony give us the ability to create dynamic themes again. The FAQ said dynamic themes won't be available (yet)
strigoi814  +   387d ago
this is Sony always listening to what their fans really wants...not what their bank account wants
MRMagoo123  +   387d ago
I think they are one in the same to be honest, more happy customers , more customers, more customers, more money right. Thats not a bad thing but its perfect sense.
HugoDrax  +   387d ago
"this is Sony always listening to what their fans really wants...not what their bank account wants"

I call B*llSh*t hahaha. You can't really believe that?

-No .mp3 playback = New Sony Music Unlimited subscribers = MONEY

-No DVD/BluRay playback = New Sony Video Unlimited subscribers = Money

Don't believe the hype, Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo. They all want our money and our support.
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Clarence  +   387d ago
Stop hating and go spend a extra $100 for inferior hardware.
Jsoc  +   387d ago
@AuricGoldfinger , there was always DVD/ Bluray support
DoubleM70  +   387d ago
Why the disagrees?? They are companies they need money to survive. I'm not going to never get these personal relationship with these companies.
mushroomwig  +   387d ago
'-No DVD/BluRay playback'

Nice try but you're completely wrong there. DVD/Bluray playback is part of the day one patch.
HugoDrax  +   387d ago
@Clarence

No need to hate, I will own both consoles at launch. If you want to be proven wrong come the 15th and 22nd, I'll be glad to make you look stupid. All I have to do is post pictures, or anyone can check my PSN ID/Gamertag.

@mushromwig

I know it's a part of the day one patch, my question is why do I need a patch for DVD/Blu Ray playback? I believe it's because of Sony Video Unlimited. It's almost as if that was disabled so customers alternative would be to join the unlimited service for watching movies.
MAULxx  +   387d ago
How quick was that? Wow.
Sony is not playing around, they are really buttering our bread on the right side. I hope they keep this up throughout the next generation.
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Gore-Content  +   387d ago
Power to the people, I guess? Now, we can all shut the f*ck up be happy.
MAULxx  +   387d ago
Not yet. We still need our custom themes.
:)
Really though, I am happy with this news.
Akuma2K  +   387d ago
I wouldn't be surprised if we see custom themes soon, i'm sure they're right around the corner.
GirlOnFire  +   387d ago
Problem solved! Was not even long either. Sony is really devoting to their fanbase. I'm glad i jumped on this train. Thank you guys! For the players since 1995! ^~^
Akuma2K  +   387d ago
Thank you Sony, now i can continue listening to the same music playlist i used in NFS:Hot Pursuit on PS3 for NFS:Rivals.

Sony truly listens to its fanbase, good job and keep it up.
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PixelKnot  +   387d ago
I wasn't expecting this news to drop just after a day.

Excellent.
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