The next "big" firmware update for the ps3 is rumored to have an ingame access from the XMB(Cross Media Bar). Here is a new video showing how this fucntion implemented on in a game.
it would be cool if u could acess it from anywhere in the game. and not going in to spacial screen.. for it..
rfom has xmb access (update) you can send messages read them and view who is online
you would have to exit whatever game you are playing and go to that special screen. So is still not well done.
That is good news for PS fans, all they need now is cross game chat and game invites which hopefully be coming soon and all of this for free WOW..bubbles plz
It was all free in my X360... you push the Xbox button and bam there it is. I hope you get it too... Eventually. Not to flame but this would have been a GOOD thing to have working at launch.
Resistance: Fall of Man has this functionality as well since the recent update. It would be cool if a future firmware update would allow for total access to the PS3 XBM (Obviously, that is coming).
well its not the first game that does it. I don't think many people care because they haven't noticed it in other gamers.
we saw this a few weeks ago.an the catch to this is that its built into the game an not the system. so if your game doesnt support access to the crossbar ingame then you wont be able to acces it!!
a patch solve that problem?
I'd like to be able to press the ps button and see the xmb (in its entirety... but thats not realistic).. at the very least i'd like cross game chat and voice comm... custom soundtracks for all games too, not the kind that the devs have to implement, sony needs to make a structural change
the xbox 360 dashboard is accessible in-game, leading to the ability to listen to music and add better networking. it's inevitable that Sony will include this at some point.
while it isn't exactly an innovation, good work Sony, this was much needed like background downloading, increased the chance of me getting this console this winter by two-three percent, show some REAL promises(not Home, more like feeding Bioware, Epic and Crytek some real money) and perhaps a 100 dollar price drop I might actually get your console this year till then for 600 bucks I can get 10 games for 360 edit: don't tell me games have to explicitly support it, if so its not good
to get all PS3 games to do that.....right now I have only one game can, which is a jap game, and I really like it.
Which is cool so u dont have to exit a gm to talk to a friend but.... i wanna access my music, vids, settings. so the games that say "this game is optimized for 720p please change setting for best results" Then i can change that without exiting game etc.etc.etc...
Nice going sony keep em coming you almost there
I'm sure it will happen within the next update or two.
it sure is a very nice addition to R:FoM
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what has this article got to do with flaming?, this is news, so its posted! but yes its quite flamey here... Yay friedns list is here! hopefully soon you can access the full XMB
who told yo punk @ss to read the comments anyway! if u want news read it and stop readin what everyone else has to say simple i think
wow, i think u expect to see nice thing about xbox360 and bad thing about PS3 that you are used to see. When times changes, media ease off sony abit and 360 is on the spot for hardware failure, you went nuts instead. Nice job you s**t head.
great news but when do you think we can chat in games id rather have that the xmb
Why Wasnt All This Implemented At Launch. I Thought Sony Said The Next gen Dont Start Til They Say So. I Own A Ps3 But Am A Bit Disapointed That Its Missing A Lot Of Features Now That The 360 Had When It Launched And That Makes Me Wonder Whitch Console Was Actually Rushed? The Ps3 Is A Nice System It Looks stylish And Has Great Features But Its Missing The Basic Features That U Would Expect From Launch. Note: This Is Only My Opinion But Im Guessing A Few Ppl Here Have Thought The Same Thing? If Any1 Here Wants To Add Me To their Friends List My Name Is DjAlan1980 :)
I think soon. Sony are learning very quickly what the consumer wants and expects from the internet. I know they could have been quicker off the mark, but if you compare the PS2 connectivity to the PS3, it is just so much more of an experiance.
crosses fingers for 2.00 update
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I thought to let you all know, seems like Sony fandroids are so eager to let their console not die they now already start to PM their sh!tty 'posts' all around. Anyone more that received it? Doesn't have much use though, because I delete Sony crybaby's instantly without reading. But this might interest some of you... "New Message: 1 hour ago | By: CrazzyMan if i write this, i will lose my bubbles =)) (already wrote once and lost one) March 2007 vs. April 2007 vs. May 2007 Wii: 259,000 vs. 360,000 vs. 338,000 PlayStation 3: 130,000 vs. 82,000 vs. 81,600 - steady. Xbox 360: 199,000 vs. 174,000 vs. 155,000 - going up? PRICE: 600$ VS 400$. In Japan average - 2-3k x360 vs 9-10k ps3. PRICE: ?67,780 VS 38,200 In Europe - 22k x360 vs 21k ps3. http://vgchartz.com/eweekly... PRICE: ps3 still cost 600 euro, while x360 only 350. PS3 is doomed only in x360 fans brains. PS3 has no interesting games only for x360 fans. 2 weeks left till E3, 2 month left till GREAT games are released. Europe Gets Sony Release Dates PLAYSTATION 3 Singstar Next Gen: 8 - 22 Warhawk: 8 -29 Heavenly Sword: 9 - 12 Lair: 9 -26 Folklore: 10 -10 Eye of Judgment: 10 - 24 Ratchet & Clank: 11 - 7 Time Crisis 4 & GunCon 3: 11 -18 Gran Turismo 5 Prologue: 11 - 21 Uncharted: Drake's Fortune: 11 - 28 AND THIS IS ONLY SONY RELEASED GAMES. :) Also we shouldn`t forget NGS in next week. :) I see a bright future for PS3, if someone don`t see or disagree, i would love to hear some not fanboyish arguments or facts. =) " I disagree. Not once has the Wii or 360 this gen sold under 100k in USA/North America. The 360 not ONCE in 1.5 year. Average the 360 sold between 200k and 300k a month since launch 1.5 year ago. The last number you showed for 360, 155.000 are USA only, not canada included. By the way, Japan is a bummer for PS3 also. And Europe... SOny fandroids always said it is Playstation country. Why is the 360 then selling more 1.5 year after launch and the PS3 already sells less within 3 months after launch??? BTW the week before the numbers you gave were: 360 sold 29k PS3 sold 18k You are just trying to twist the negative, to get a positive spiral. But it's still a negative spiral for Sony, sorry dude. World wide sales: PS3 sells 200k 360 sells 400k
i want chat and play music while in game till that happens, i couldnt care less
Its getting old leaving a game to see my messages. PS3 will get it sooner or later, along with your soils (beleive it or not)...Whats with "the mart" and his goofy analogy, we all know whats going on(at least i do). The SonyStorm is coming...the funny part it hasnt been a year yet. Sonys first year IS alot more impressive than M$ first year, right!?
on the PS3 for the past few weeks. It's a cool little application that's fun to sit back and toy with since my Japanese isn't as sharp as I would like these days, it prevents me from total immersion. But, my girlfriend likes to play around in the "game", because of the adorable little kitties (her words not mine). But anyway yeah, I heard about this feature in the game and it took a minute to figure it out but its pretty cool. I've been told by a friend in the industry (at a co. in Austin) that the system will eventually support full XMB access during gameplay cross game chat and messaging. Although I'm not sure why SNE is waiting so long to bring these into the fold, I'm sure they are trying to dovetail these technologies to work seamlessly with HOME. I'm confident ~ it's been pretty aggressively evolving so far. 7.50 months. This machine is 7.50 months old ~ I say let's give it just a little more time before we lose our collective heads about all features / capabilities. =] cheers
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