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PlayStation Store Update: 02/07/09

TheSixthAxis writes - In light of recent 'issues' with our Store updates, we've decided to approach this week's content slightly differently, we hope you'll be happy with it and appreciate that we simply couldn't go down the increasingly ridiculous rumours route any more - we'll save that kind of nonsense for PS2 compatibility and PS3 Slims. So, without further ado, here's everything that we're pretty sure will make tomorrow's update - the only thing that might not hit Europe is the Punisher game.

Update:

EU Store update is live.

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Hellsvacancy3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

Its out in the States and Asia

Tapewurm3334d ago

Should always clarify in the title... Europe or Japan or the US. Curious if there will be any PS1 games in the US update?

Immortal Kaim3334d ago

Can someone help me with setting up overseas accounts to download some classic PSONE titles, only good one we have in Aus is FF7.
Do I have to make new email addresses? Would I need an EU and US account, or would the Aus and EU store be the same?

Cheers

Hellsvacancy3334d ago

Yeah u will need a new email address dude - hope this helps http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Chubear3335d ago

YEAH! Home game launching will be sweet with this one. My HOME friends and I can just launch the game from our apartments or after a game of pool & bowling in the gaming plaza then return when we're done.

Once co-op starts being the norm for a lot of PS3 exclusives, with HOME game launching being the future norm for these games, this will be so sweet cause I'm banking on having some great Uncharted co-op games with gamers on HOME later this year.

TheMART3335d ago

WTF is this, paying for commercial @ Homo space?

"Killzone 2 Visari Throne Room - another Home area, the Visari Throne Room (apartment) will be available from the Shopping Centre tomorrow - perfect for Killzone 2 fans (paging the TSA clan!) this brand new space is launching tomorrow so there’s no European delay. Prices: Space: £4, Visari chair £1.59, Visari desk £1.59, Helghan Defense painting £1.59 - Thanks Kevling."

Nice!

DiLeCtioN3335d ago

sometimes i agree with you...paying for those things is nonsense

Cwalat3335d ago

@ mart

Hey Fanboy, atleast Sony doesn't charge people $50+ per year for unlocking internet connection to your console.

And what do they do with your money? Waste it on "Homo" DLC for an outdated game. Have fun watchin nude old men.

In the meantime i'll go back to playing MGS4, oh right.. you didn't get that one either. LOL remember this one?

"Lmao MS stealing all PS3 exclusives, soon MGS4 will meet the same fate."

TheMART3335d ago

@ CwaTwat

The internet connection is still there with XBL Silver you know. You pay for a premium service. Because playing on PSN nowhere gets near the XBL experience. And I can know, I own both consoles.

PSN = like eating from the trash bin in the park like a homeless guy. It's free, it'll feed ya, but it tastes bad and has bacteria all over. And not enjoying yourself, it frustrates. It makes it difficult to meet up with friends even...

XBL = like eating in a great restaurant. You pay, but you experience great food, have a great time and it makes it as smooth for you to play with friends as possible.

I don't got MGS4? Yes I got it, bought the Platinum version for the PS3, just for the collection. Not much playing, because its close to watching a BluRay movie. Pretty boring.

But hey, the Metal Gear franchise jumped ship as we've all seen last E3, so whats up with that?

Cwalat3335d ago

Actually, it's like that high quality restaurant but you know what.. the keeper comes and says, "this one's on the house, enjoy, you never have to pay"

In what way does the PSN lack compared to XBL?

Last time i checked XBL doesn't even have a Web browser.
Kinda stupid seeing that you guys have to pay for your online experience.

Yeah i know there is a silver edition of the payment system. You still have to pay lol.

I really doubt a fanboy like yourself would go and pay $400 (give or take) for a system you hate soo much.

Pennywise3335d ago

Mart, your mother must be proud of you. She raised a real grade A douche.

ArsArcanum3335d ago

you know you can skip those cut scenes

and since you got mgs4 just for the collection, im guessing you have mgs 1 to 3 as well. Then you should very well know by now that long cut scenes have always been a part of the mgs series.
So i dunno why u bought mgs4 and a ps3 when you always say that mgs4 is boring and continuously bash the ps3.

So do yourself and the world a favor by selling ur ps3 and mgs4 to someone who will enjoy it.

btw saying that using psn is like being homeless and eating out of a trash bin is just stupid

TheMART3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

"In what way does the PSN lack compared to XBL?

Last time i checked XBL doesn't even have a Web browser.
Kinda stupid seeing that you guys have to pay for your online experience.

Yeah i know there is a silver edition of the payment system. You still have to pay lol. "

In what way???

Come on dude, you know the deal: no cross game voice chat, no cross game invites for co-op/multiplayer, no party system to take a group of people with ya through many games and they stay together.

That kind of stuff. Heck, I was hosting a KZ2 N4G match last Saturday and after I had made the room (I had allways joined others, never started one myself), I had no idea how to invite friends. No invitation option which they can click on and jump in like on XBL. I only could send them a private message, which I have to type what I am doing and they have to search your room up so they can jump in (takes some time for each friend you want to invite, in this specific case I wanted to invite about 20 N4G people and how retarded is it that they have to look manually for your game...). Its slow, last gen and totally useless!

Web browsing is done on my laptop... I don't use the PS3 webbrowser, ever. So whats the use of that? A computer is a computer, a console is a console. But I see you want it to be a computer. Therefore there are forced PC like installations like MGS4 also has annoying onces.

Dude, XBL Silver doesn't cost anything, you can do all you can as with Gold, just not online gaming.

"I really doubt a fanboy like yourself would go and pay $400 (give or take) for a system you hate soo much. "

Well I'll prove you otherwise:

http://forums.n4g.com/tm.as...

There you go.

"you know you can skip those cut scenes"

Yes, but then you miss out on the story and possible important details to use in the game.

"and since you got mgs4 just for the collection, im guessing you have mgs 1 to 3 as well. Then you should very well know by now that long cut scenes have always been a part of the mgs series."

I played Solid Snake, Metal Gear II on the MSX-2, liked it back then. But I've changed as a gamer and I don't like the 40 sec. playing 5 mins cutscene so much anymore. I just collect games and this one fitted in the collection.

"So i dunno why u bought mgs4 and a ps3 when you always say that mgs4 is boring and continuously bash the ps3."

Actually I only bought the PS3 for LittleBigPlanet. That game is new, fresh and there is nothing like it on another system, its like Super Mario on steroids with 4 players in the same screen. Thats why. Not for generic KZ2. And Uncharted 2 at the end of this year, next year God of War III. For the rest not so much. I bought MGS4 as said, for the collection. I can like one game, like LBP, but still disagree with Sony's arrogant choices and bad overpromising & underdelivering thus hate them/the hardware for that, right? Plus I just have the money to burn, I don't care.

"So do yourself and the world a favor by selling ur ps3 and mgs4 to someone who will enjoy it."

I might. When I don't enjoy LBP anymore, Uncharted 2 and GoWIII I'll first check though.

"btw saying that using psn is like being homeless and eating out of a trash bin is just stupid "

No it isn't. Look above for reasons why.

Too_Hyped3335d ago

MGS4 is the greatest game this gen, you retarded douche, as acknowledged by multiple game websites.

Or do you think it's Too Human ?

HBK6193335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

"Web browsing is done on my laptop... I don't use the PS3 webbrowser, ever. So whats the use of that? A computer is a computer, a console is a console."

Then why do you crap on about features that other people probably wouldn't want to pay for then? The web browser is a great feature of the PS3 and basically eliminates the need for a computer, not to mention you don't need to pay for the use of the web browser, it is free, so why not use it?

Cross game voice chat and invites are what you pay $50 a year for XBL Gold for? Really? Honestly? REALLY?!! Sure it can make things 'easier' but both features aren't worth paying $50 a year for. What will happen when the PSN gets these features? Will you cancel your XBL Gold account?

TheMART3334d ago

@ too hyped

No it isn't. LBP is rated 9.5 out of 10 as PS3 exclusive, which is higher then MGS4.

Super Mario Galaxy got rated higher on 9.8 out of 10.

And yes, LBP is a better game then MGS4.

@ HBK

Yes, those features make a community feel alive. When I am playing for example Gears, meanwhile I am voicechatting with a friend while he is playing for example Fifa 09. We can just talk about everyday life, or we talk what game to do next. I don't have to go out of the game and type messages for it like in PSN. PSN is slow and takes out the feeling having a community. Furthermore, quickly from Gears co-op sending him a message to jump in. He clicks agree, gets in the Gears disc and instantly jumps in. Its fast. Same with multiplayer rooms. I can invite many people with one click. I experienced with KZ2 its freaking slow and no fun to send that much invites.

Crying about 50 bucks a year? Thats 5 bucks a month max that makes my game experience better then any game I have bought for my POS3. As long as PSN keeps trying, for allmost 3 years already to get these features, but doesn't succeed yes, I am glad to still pay and enjoy my online gaming instead that it annoys me as on PSN it does.

IF PSN gets this features, if they EVER will (with the PS4 they might), and XBL wouldn't evolve, yes I would think about cancelling it. Although I might not because all my online friends are on XBL. But I can assure you, MS invests in the right improvements for XBL, so it'll be lightyears ahead again as soon as Sony has catched up with the current features. MS invests in the right stuff, Sony keeps pumping millions into @ Homo, a webbrowser, installing Linux that no one uses, a sad PSP rip-off interface thats not intuitive and more of that nonsense.

themyk3334d ago

can somebody explain to me why i can't take marts bubbles. they are just grey.

HBK6193334d ago (Edited 3334d ago )

@themyk - You've most likely already taken bubbles from The Mart a few days ago, it stops from over bubble giving or taking. It will reset soon and you will be able to start taking them again. :)

@Mart - That's a pretty stupid comment about Linux Mart. Do you really think nobody uses it? It's a massive service that tons of people use (An estimated 29 MILLION users). It's one of the more popular services available.

The thing is you play down a feature like the web browser but talk up the features like cross-game chat and invites.

As far as I'm concerned as long as there are in-game invites and voice chat there you shouldn't really be having to pay $50 to do this while playing other games. If I need to chat to my mates I just send them a quick message via the (not so slow) PSN and then they can join the game I'm in (I've never had issues with anyone trying to join a match in Killzone 2, Resistance, FIFA, whatever it may be, maybe you need to bone up on the interfaces of several of these games. Killzone 2's isn't THAT hard).

Yet a web browser basically eliminates the need for a computer, which can save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars.

It's not a matter of 'crying over $50', it's just that should you really be paying it for these minor services?

TheMART3334d ago

@ themyk

Because I'm untouchable, thats why hahaahaha freaking SDF wanker with your bubbling down. I'll take some of yours then.

@ HBK

"@Mart - That's a pretty stupid comment about Linux Mart. Do you really think nobody uses it? It's a massive service that tons of people use (An estimated 29 MILLION users). It's one of the more popular services available."

Not saying Linux on normal PC's isn't used... Its not so much used on the PS3 that is. I know no one that uses it at all. I never bothered to get it working, its just not convenient. A laptop or desktop computer is.

"The thing is you play down a feature like the web browser but talk up the features like cross-game chat and invites."

Yes. The XBL features support the living, breathing community. While a webbrowser let you PS3 SDF 12 year old tard force to surf porn on the net. And the browser isn't as fully capable as for example Firefox on the PC, some sites don't work, its slow etc etc. So its useless.

"As far as I'm concerned as long as there are in-game invites and voice chat there you shouldn't really be having to pay $50 to do this while playing other games. If I need to chat to my mates I just send them a quick message via the (not so slow) PSN"

No there are not. Its not an invite one can click and AUTOMATICALLY jump in. Plus I can send an invitation with a single click in XBL. In PSN I have to type a message to the person saying what and how, if the keyboard isn't connected its even slower on controller. Plus, then they have to search your game. Its just last last gen online gaming that is. You don't have ingame voice chat cross game. You simply don't have it period.

The ideal situatio would be not paying for XBL ofcourse. But again, as long as my gaming experience get better that way then ANY game I could buy every year on the PS3, its worth it. And last Saturday I found it out painfully. Once everyone in KZ2 runs nice, but then if you want to switch games, you have to go through the painfull process all over again...

dustgavin3334d ago

Don't mind Mart. He has all this extra free time from lack of 360 games to play.

HBK6193334d ago (Edited 3334d ago )

"Not saying Linux on normal PC's isn't used... Its not so much used on the PS3 that is. I know no one that uses it at all. I never bothered to get it working, its just not convenient. A laptop or desktop computer is."

Well you did say this "Although I might not because all my online friends are on XBL" so I wouldn't really expect you to know many people that use Linux on the PS3. You've never bothered to get it working yet you know it's not convenient? How so? Here-say isn't always the truth you know?

"Yes. The XBL features support the living, breathing community. While a webbrowser let you PS3 SDF 12 year old tard force to surf porn on the net. And the browser isn't as fully capable as for example Firefox on the PC, some sites don't work, its slow etc etc. So its useless."

Honestly, you go to using the '12 year olds surf porn' excuse? HONESLTY?! WOW. I don't think I have searched for porn once using my web browser. I know I have used plenty of sites though (N4G as an example), not once has one site not worked for me. It's not lightning quick sure, but it's not debilitatingly slow, it gets the job done. But hey, it's better than NOT having one and having Twitter and Facebook instead (especially when both features are available on the PS3 web browser). ;)

"No there are not. Its not an invite one can click and AUTOMATICALLY jump in. Plus I can send an invitation with a single click in XBL. In PSN I have to type a message to the person saying what and how, if the keyboard isn't connected its even slower on controller. Plus, then they have to search your game. Its just last last gen online gaming that is. You don't have ingame voice chat cross game. You simply don't have it period."

You make it seem so much harder than it really is. If the keyboard isn't connected it's even slower on controller? So why wouldn't the keyboard be connected?

Honestly I have never had an issue trying to get someone in my game, 90% of the time I want to play FIFA with someone I either send a message or get a message from my mate saying "FIFA?" and then I jump into the game and they send me the invite. Cross game invites certainly aren't something I am dying for I can tell you now (especially not worth a fee for).

It really isn't as hard as you make it out to be.

"The ideal situation would be not paying for XBL ofcourse. But again, as long as my gaming experience get better that way then ANY game I could buy every year on the PS3, its worth it."

This comment doesn't make sense. What are you saying here??? Surely paying $50 a year for XBL Gold couldn't be better than having that extra game per year?

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locos853335d ago

Funny, I see a little fued brewing here between thesixaxis, and PSL.

"we hope you'll be happy with it and appreciate that we simply couldn't go down the increasingly ridiculous rumours route any more - we'll save that kind of nonsense for PS2 compatibility and PS3 Slims."

Little jab there huh?

Sev3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

No feud. Just one site being jealous of another more successful site.

:)

We've never jabbed at them once, and this is the 5 or 6th time they have done it to us.

They steal our ideas, and content, but they are talented writers. I have respect for them. It's sad they aren't confident in their own site enough that they have to stoop to jealously, and envy and try and belittle PSLS.

I've even invited them to come out and have a few beers with us at E3. But, they weren't even at E3.

I'd be more than happy to be friendly with them, but they just don't like us "yankees".

Brilliant!

Sev3335d ago

Also, apparently "rumoured content" isn't too ridiculous for them since they are posting it in the same article they are calling ridiculous.

"Rumoured content, which from now on will sit at the foot of these updates so we don’t lead with them, brings up the weekly favourite: Ghostbusters. We’re unlikely to be able to get confirmation of a Ghostbusters demo one way or another before the Store updates, but rest assured that if we do we’ll let you know via an update to this post. With Call of Juarez out on Friday we’re also expecting a demo of that, too, and having played the full game we can confirm that it’s actually really, really good, so let’s hope Ubisoft can push out a playable demo before launch."

nofilter3335d ago

Cute.

But no, nothing to do with any other sites. My comment about the 'rumoured' section was because TSA was building up expectation that users of the EU Blog were then venting onto the authors there. So we toned back the rumours.

I personally don't read PlayStation Lifestyle, so I've no idea what you're writing about these days unless you post it on N4G.

Love and kisses.

SevWolf3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

@ sev: dude, you dont need to show us how they copied you, we already know that :), personally I ve never heard of PSLS before n4g, but Im glad i did, its between the only sites I follow, keep up the gd work and hope your site grows
P.S the only reason I clicked on this was because I thought it was from PSLS..lol
EDIT: I know this is off topic, but Sev, do you know anything about Trine and Fat Princess, release date-wise? I know that Battlefield 1943 has an announcement tomorrow
@ sev's second comment: when I read that comment I was like..."god, just give it up we get the point", but then when I checked the link and I couldnt believe they actually wrote that....lol @ fail

DJ3335d ago

Probably because of the date format that TSA chose.

Sev3335d ago

Actually nofilter aka Nofi...

Yes you do read PlayStation LifeStyle.

Here is proof... http://www.thesixthaxis.com...

In fact you are one of our biggest fans! Thanks for all the support. Your time on the site/pageviews has really driven up our stats on Alexa.

nofilter3335d ago

@Sev1512 - Aw, cute, you guys all marked this N4G post down.

Sev3335d ago (Edited 3335d ago )

Sorry, but "we are pretty sure" that pretty sure is the same thing as rumored.

It's a duplicate.

How about you come up with original content, then we can't report it as a duplicate?

DJ3335d ago

I guess TSA does read PSLS. The TSA Rep should edit their post. "I personally don't read PlayStation Lifestyle."

Whoa boy...
http://www.thesixthaxis.com...

nofilter3335d ago

@Sev1512 - I respect what you're trying to say, but we didn't post this to N4G and the thread on TSA has already changed with a further confirmation. I wouldn't have posted it this afternoon until the site went live, but apart from The Punisher it /is/ all confirmed as far as we know. We have to be careful about using terms like "confirmed" because people were taking our words as gospel on the EU Blog, which isn't fair.

Both this post and yours from yesterday are completely different, I don't get the hate...?

Sev3335d ago

There is no hate from us. All we are doing is being defensive when we are attacked. Although it's indirect it's easy to see it's meant for us. Even regular N4G readers can tell.

This doesn't look good for either of us (TSA or PSLS). I'd much rather get along.

I like your site, you guys are talented writers.

That doesn't mean we cannot co-exist.

Drop the constant attacks, and we wont get defensive. That was simple now wasn't it?

SevWolf3335d ago

@ nofilter: AWWWWWWWW, cute, the way that all your doing is trying to start sh1t, sooo Im a reader who;s very curious about that post which you were bashing PSLS..

The Truth Speaker3334d ago

Sev = The most insecure so called 'game journalist' ever! lol

SevWolf3334d ago

the truth speaker=a lifeless person, who has 4 out of 6 comments bashing Sev
Comment History: http://n4g.com/up/92487/com...
lol

locos853334d ago

LOL. He probably only created his name to bash Sev. Probably from TSA.

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