PS3-sense.nl reports that you could get banned from the Playstation Network when you share PSN-games on multiple PS3's.
damn Sony! xD
yea i knew sony would fvk that up sooner or later.
I too felt that it was a matter of time before they started eliminating that multiple psn game sharing.
i shared , my psn games that i dled and bought, i gave copies to my roomate and even a cpl to my friends, but he gave me what i didn't have, granted if i formatted i would lose them but i don't have to do that....i haven't been banned...yet..(goes and loggs onto his psn)....someone want to explain exactly what sony will/would ban you for....
no you wont get banned for sure they point of the download 5 times is so that u can download it again if u format or ur ps3 screws up on you. I had a really bad incident while back and let me just say that im on my fourth ps3 and have downloaded everything back. They won't say anything. Sony is understanding
why the hell are u on ur 4th PS3?? wth are u doing to it?
should've explained first one just screwed up on me(collected dust while i was gone for summer leading to yellow blinking lights) next two were sent back defective(not working properly) and personally i don't know whether it was sony or delivering company i was very pissed but then the sony consumer report guy assured me that the chances of happening again are very slim. took his word and bam, playing my new awesome ps3
well... it is stealing...unless of course they are your ps3s and you're the one that plays them.
lol actually not its not. I actually remember an article where sony encouraged it.
Encouraged or not... It's still illegal.
stupid americans.. soon you will have to buy same song for every family member, same movie for every family member since everyone must have it`s own copy - this is soo stupid. buy same song for pc, buy same song for mp3, buy same song for mobile - why not just copy on mp3? because sharing - stealing. p.s. oh wait, that guy below already bought 4 ps3 and going to buy one more, cool! Now buying 5!!! copies of SAME psn game for every ps3 is the best way to spend your money! This is soo cool! Not.
Well just in case anyone is still wondering, i did a quick search and this popped up. I remember the sharing article encouraging sharing popped up sometime when warhawk was released because it was the first game where sharing was diabled. http://www.psxextreme.com/p... As you can see in the article, it clearly say: "You can send that content to four other friends for that initial investment," That is coming straight from Jack Trenton. All i know is i have done it and sony said its ok so i won't be losing any sleep over it:D
It is stealing they cant let it get away.
They said you can send it to your friend as a TRAIL period, not actually them investing in a free copy brother.
so dont copy games and dont get banned
i have 4 ps3 1 for me 1 for my girl 1 for my son 1 for my brother soon more 1 for my older son Graduation Gift
How bout one for me. So i can repackage it, and sell it to you. So you can give one to your wife!
I can find better ways to spend $1700+ You don't have 4, you own 1. The rest were gifts to others.
@ the greatest Let Sony know that, they'll give you an exception :) How many 360 owners can say they gave 360's to others, they'll be to busy replacing their own.
@ElementX i have $$$$$$$$ i also have a wii and 360 Collecting Dust
can someone explain to me.
Not that surprising, i was amazed it worked in the first place TBH
Wow, I'm stopping that sh*t then.
Gotta close down your game sharing business now Skerj lol
Forum posts of random dutch forums are now news ? wow that is NEWS to me ... Especially when the translation hardly makes any sense to begin with.
forum-based. This is from the news-section though (only admins and newsposters of the site itself can post there.
That they encouraged the sharing? That's why the give the five download limit? I thought I remember reading about that last year. Maybe I'm just imagining it.
Would make sense, especially considering that Warhawk and GT5P has a different DRM set in place than the other games.
yes you read it. i also read it.
unless Sony thinks we will need to delete everything on are system atleast 4 times i hope thats not the case if they stop the sharing i would just need to spend more of my own money. I did get the Warhawk maps for free. I repaid it with HVB and Pain
How did you get the warhawk mapes to work. They didnt work when i tried sharing.
warhawk maps worked fine for me sharing they still get the new dl available thingy when they boot up but can play em no prob.. Personally i say its bs...
Can you tell me which version you have? Also could you give me step by step directions because when i did it i dl the broken mirror from my friend, and installed it, but it wouldn't let me join a game.
My friends and I have shared PSN downloads are recently as the COD4 map pack. None of us have been banned.
Because it really is a cool feature. However they do need to drop the limit. 5 is too much. 3 download limit sounds fair. If people want to give away their other 2 downloads and their hard drive crashes or something then they have to buy it again if they didn't back up their ps3 data.
sony can u get any more stupider first u paid rockstar 50mil to push back GTA IV then u didnt let them use sony server which u guys fuked up with now u cant share psn game lol
If this is true than sony should make an official statement saying it, otherwise we can not get banned since we dont actually know about it. id clarify this as a rumor until and official staement is given on this.
EULA states it ... so no need for an official announcement if they decide to enforce. (after all you did read the EULA right?)
Well it is definitely against the EULA for the PSN store so yes Banning is possible and more likely the more account sharing becomes. NDRM is also being extensively used now with 24hour account lockouts and single system access (Warhawk, Echochrome, GT5 Prologue) http://www.scei.co.jp/ps3-e... (you'll also notice you don't own anything purchased from the PSN store....) _____________________________ ______________________ 8. GENERAL LICENSE RESTRICTIONS AND TERMS All content and software provided through PSN are licensed non-exclusively and revocably to you, your children and children for whom you are a legal guardian (collectively for purposes of this section, “You” or “Your”), solely for Your personal, non-commercial use on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and any other hardware devices authorized by SCEA in the United States or Canada, subject to the terms of this Agreement. All intellectual property rights subsisting in the PSN, including but not limited to, all software, data, and content subsisting in or connection with the operation of PSN, the Online ID, the products and services offered on or through PSN and hardware used in connection with PSN (collectively defined as “Property”), belong to SCEA and its licensors. All use or access to such Property shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement and all applicable copyright and other intellectual property rights laws. You may not sell, rent, sublicense, modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Property. Except as otherwise expressly permitted by SCEA in writing, you may not reproduce or transfer any portion of the Property.
This does seem to be the opposite of the info posted here: http://xrl.us/bj5it
Thanks for the info drop. Please review the use restrictions associated with the content you purchased. The content may be played on up to 5 activated PLAYSTATION 3's at any one time If I get it correct. The rescriction varies from game to game. So people have to check what is said from the developer about it. Plus it sayd it 'may' be played instead of 'can' be played
Oh sh!t say what now? Excuse me i gotta make a few calls. lol!
LOL take a look at the "alternative" sources the multiaccount troll added.. the last one is the best as it claims at the end that the headline is BOGUS. The whole issue was pulled out of thin air and adding links that are 3 years old from BEFORE the system launch seems a little childish ... a prime candidate for an exclusive open zone account
This seems like a load of rubbish. Why would Sony build in to the DRM the feature to download a PSN title to 5 different PS3's if they didn't want us to use the feature!? We have two PS3's in our household. I bought a load of PSN titles, and I downloaded them to both the PS3's. The reason being I use both. The fact that other people who also use those PS3's can play some of the PSN titles is not my problem... It's a feature Sony built in. To suggest people will be banned for doing this is patently absurd. If Sony have done a U-Turn and don't want people sharing the games, they could easily modify the DRM and patch the games to ensure they were linked to one PSN account, and one PS3.
your situation isn't Sony's problem I think (it's your game), but when you share the games with 5 different people it's a different story
When you press 'Triangle' over a game that you have bought with another account thats not your, you can see a message that say: Other people, that are not the owner, can use this content, but if the original owner will be deleted, you cannot use anymore this content. I think this guy was banned due to the Home Beta Leak (XML redirect method) a lot of my friends that have take the beta was banned.
That's the situation on the PS3 itself: example: 2 PSN id's on one PS3, A and B A downloads game B can play it A is deleted B can't play anymore According to the article there are several people banned for sharing the CoD maps, this has nothing to do with that message.
I didn't get to read all reasponses.. But this is just BS.. http://www.wired.com/gaming... Mr. Tretton's quote. If a player logs into his PlayStation 3 account on a friend's system, he can download any game he has already purchased. "You can send that content to four other friends for that initial investment," said Tretton. "We want to get the game in as many hands as possible." Anyway.... 1) Your "account" can be assigned on up to 5 different PS3s that YOU have access to.. 2) The default agreement on downloads allow you to install your account's purchases on all 5 machines it is assigned to so that all users on them can play it.. 3) So it is clear, the 5 limit on purchased items are not a per item basis!!!!!! It is a per account basis!! That's where people get confused. 5) Each purchased item can be downloaded as many times as wanted to each of the 5 systems your account is assigned to.. 4) If you decided to assign your account to 5 machines and one of them dies, Go Luck Getting Sony To Switch That Account To The New Machine so you can re-install the games on your new PS3. [So in other words, it is not in you're best interest to share with a lot of people.. If you're machine dies and you used up the 5 limit, you may have just lost your games!!] Note: Some games put extra restrictions like Warhawk where you can install it on 5 machines, but the owner is the only one that can play it and a 24 hour limit when switching between machines. Several people have pointed to the new TOS saying it now makes sharing bad.. But that's not what it is saying.. * You may not sell, buy, trade, or otherwise transfer your Online ID or any personal access to PSN through any means or method, including by use of web auction sites This was added to stop websites whos only purpose was to share accounts.. So, if you go to your friends house, you can add (or log into if already added) your account to their PS3 if wanted.. But, on the other hand, you can NOT email or call someone and give out your info so they can add (or log into if already added) your account to share a purchased item.. Anyway, if Sony was putting a stop to it, why would their own knowloege base tell you how to do it.. Look at the update date on it also.. :) http://playstation.custhelp... This is from Sont's own knowledge base.. "How do I access my purchased PLAYSTATION®Store content from a different location, such as my friend's PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system?"
And this is bad? How? Stop crying. You knew this was coming. Now you have to buy just like everyone else.
This isn't true as Sony DO encourage people to do that and I've done it about a dozen times with 3 or 4 accounts (mine and 3 friends). This article is total BS.
oh wow really...only a slightly inteligent person would be able to figure this out
So, what do the alternative sources have to do with this? Oh, that's right, n4user1 is a fanboy. Please remove all his bubbles, stop his ability to post sources and send to open zone.
Sony's rep explain sharing 'strategy' http://www.gamespot.com/new... and Phil Harrison: Oct. 2006 2:59 p.m.: He confirms the purchase, and Harrison interrupts to emphasize that this is a live demo that will work exactly like this at our own homes. If you buy it on one PS3, you can go download it on up to five more PS3s.
already been poven to be fake on other sites.
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