Sony's recently announced PlayStation Home service will launch in October. The news comes, along with various other morsels of information, from an uncovered Sony Q&A for interested developers and publishers.
I cannot wait for this!
good to have a due date for this one ^^
dam im gonna probely be in iraq in october
Umm, I seriously doubt that. You know how long it's going to take to put that entire infrostructor up and running?!?! Even X-Box Live had to be delayed over a year when it first was announced, and that was BY MICROSOFT!!!
Not to mention that we all know how realible something is when Sony says it. My guess is that we'll have Home by April of next year. How about everyone else, what's your guess??
it's a huge task to create such a complex thing as HOME.
I disagree on your "and that was by microsoft". Even if it's the world's biggest software-company... how long did it take for them to create a new browser (and they just added features other browser had for a long time!).
Maybe they're too big... sometimes that slows companies down.
Yeah, but you don't know how long they have been working on it already. Because they just announced it doesn't mean they just started working on it last month. This has been in the works, at least planning stages, since PS2.
Sony have been working on 'Home' for 2 years already.
could be interesting we will have to wait and see.
Well get one of the sims games or somethin like that dude, thats all you are waiting for anyway. You all are so excited about this home service. Yes it does sound somewhat cool if you like the sims type of atmosphere. Well I guess as a ps3 fan you need something to look foreward to.
i was thinking of a december realeased.
well a couple days ago they were thinking a fall release so its not to suprising to me.
if you dont want to use the hd characters and go to someones house thats nice for you..and if your lazy you dont even have to walk.. you can skip through it...Sims..thats a lame comparison.
Sabbath420 thinks that nothing could ever de-throne XBL or even come close to it as a gaming experience. Guess what Sabbath, Sony isn't trying to do either of those, they are creating a social environment for those who play games and those who do more than play games. You realize that Home will possibly draw people in like popular MMORPG's because it is a world outside of their own where they can hang with friends and play games in the virtual world or even go online and play together on something else. You would just get more custimization options for home than say World of Warcraft or Everquest.
You need to realize that while XBL is great for going online and allowing matchmaking and downloads, Home is a new path altogether. I have XBL and sadly the only thing I use it for is Gears of War. I don't need the dashboard to talk to friends there because we talk in game, home allows for talking outside of the game as well as being able to share content like music and video, without either a camera or microphone. We all know that listening to a song through someone's microphone sucks hard core, so being able to stream music from someone's song files is cool.
Don't knock those of us who are looking forward to something cool for the PS3 in the online department just because you fear XBL is in jeopardy. I would rather you just said good or bad and went upon your way, either way, we the PS3 players don'ty give a damn about you.
firey little devil aren't you. You ps fans are so easily offended. Dude I am not worried about home or anything like it in the future. Xboxlive has served me very well for 4 years now. If you only use it for gow than you have missed the train bro. I rent and watch HD movies and TV shows with the push of a button, stream music and videos from my PC and the list goes on. While you wait yet another year for the hopes of an online world and community I have been enjoying mine for a long time now. When you get your new home service I'll be getting IPTV and a host of other media functions to go with an already awsome and growing online service.
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