It has finally been confirmed. PlayStation Plus is not required to use Hulu Plus on PS3.
Just as I thought.
Sony doesn't double dip. Would be cool to get Hulu free on plus though
and things just got sweeter :D
This is GREAT news for the people dumb enough to pay for something ad-suported with a 10 dollar per month subscription fee. Save your money. You can buy 1000 sweedish fish for 10 bucks. But as for being free without needing Plus, IN YO FACE XBOX!
No need for a 60$ subscription on top of the 9.99 $ monthly fee . But i am sure some other people will have to pay 60$ + 9.99 $ , that cross game chat is getting very expensive.
And another attempt to attack the PS3 and PS+ has failed miserably.
Not like we've actually seen it in action.
Au contraire, we have seen idiotic attempts to slander the PS3 and now PS+ unjustly. As a owner and user of the two (and more) I have seen those in action as well...numerous times.
Meant we haven't seen Hulu+ in action on the PS3. Much in the same way Move or Kenect have yet to be released yet they're being called successes based on Amazon.com pre-orders. Not a fan of either so I can't see them as anything near popular as their fans believe.
Bet the 360 fanboys are like *OH SNAP!* right about now as this is obviously great news for those who don't fancy PS+ right now.
XBL gold membership is
For telling the truth? Because it is, you know. Although he shouldn't have brought it up. Just a thought.... what do you think about comment #4 down there? Trolling? Not trolling? EDIT: Thanks for the disagree, by the way, buddy.
Why are you protecting or defending someone who's taking your money when they shouldn't? riiiiidiculous
"what do you think about comment #4 down there? Trolling? Not trolling?" LOL!!! I Love N4G. you killed me with that lol have a bubble and a good night. on topic. i knew it was more worth it for sony to have 30+ million people able to subscribe to hulu roght away then to have only a few million (if even that) psn+ members able to subscribe. hulu was not guaranteed to move PSN+ subscriptions.
the reason why XBL gold is required for stuff like Netflix and Hulu is because of its integration with NXE. there is no reason for PS+ to be tied to Hulu plus at all.
integration is free as it costs nothing to integrate with your xbox dash your argument is fail.
Microsoft's service is different from Sony's. I personally like Sony's idea better. I don't really like to pay for Last.FM, Twitter and paying to play games I paid 59.99 for.
The point is when will this "preview" be available to PSN Plus subscribers ?????
doubt it though
Good news for PSN members. No need to hate or throw in XBL comparisons.
I wish those of us who have supported Sony and got the plus subscription would get it for free Xbox gold members get netflix for free as part of there subscription maybe i just made a mistake and its my own fault for buying plus ,but who knows maybe they will be nice and give it to the plus members pleeeaasse :D
Netflix isn't free for Live users
and the MS fee on top of that. PSN members get netflix with just the Netflix sub and the free disc. Edit at below yeah the whole disc requirement was a contract issue with MS, but that will be a thing of the past soon
Soon we wont even need the disc for Netflix either. Hopefully we will see a Netflix app in the XMB before the holidays.
How long is this "preview period" and what difference will it make to people who want to be early adapters? This is likely some method to limit Hulu+ access while they work out any possible bugs, but if it is what happens if it backfires? What happens if a lot of people get it and PS+ with one or both crashing?
The preview is invite only and doesn't really care who wants to be in. When they have stress tested it, debugged the apps in real world usage and look at the potential income from the preview, then it will end and open up to all. I'm in the preview and can say, using it over a 3G connection is pulling HD. Whatever they've done in terms of stream management and compression, is amazing. The PS3 app should be as jaw dropping as the iPhone app. Speed is amazing as well. EDIT: What if, what if, what if...just wait it out. The glass doesn't have to be half empty.
Well...I live in Canada and I don't get Hulu =( Sadface.
i live n the US and i hardly watch tv...
Why do all you ps3 owners say xbox live cost 60 dollars.You can buy xbox live for 40 dollars at amazon, and most of the time there on sale for 35.99.
maybe bob the one person working on it, can stop giving us grey boxes, and actually give us something we want
Good to know Sony won't be throwing in all new features as subscription only - like another company does when it adds something to live. I was a bit worried everything new would be plus only.
For once a multinational corporation is not trying to nickel and dime us. Am I sleeping?
With the government cracking down on torrents and Comcast charging out the yin yang, Hulu is my best best. THAT SUCKS SO BAD
just use megaupload or rapidshare
It should not be required to get PSN+ to get Hulu Plus, but if you do want to get PSN+ .. then Hulu Plus should be free. :D
That traditional Hulu will still not be accessible at ALL. Why don't they 'unblock' PS3 browsers...oh I see so they can charge 10bux per month. Hook a PC up to the TV. It is the best bet.
Another reason not to buy PLUS.
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