On February 8, 2012, Sony will be changing the name of the PSN to SEN (Sony Entertainment Network).
I like it! And I dont see anything wrong with it.
yea at first its like psn rolls of the tonge better but it seems like i can get used to it pretty quickly. The fact that they are trying to unify everything is a plus and is a good reason to make a name change. I wonder if the store will get some changes soon? Notice SEN backwards is NES lol
But I'm still unsure about dropping "PlayStation" from the name.
Psn rolls off the tongue better than sen.
@Why This renaming might simply mean some sort of integration with other Sony products that are not related to the Playstation brand. Meaning other devices will also have access like Sony's phones, tablets and laptops.
im pretty sure they'll connect all sony's product (including the non playstation branded) into this network. so its like you can use the sony's unlimited music in ps and walkman via 1 account. either that or they just trying to kill the playstation brand.
"I wonder if SEN will be as easy to hack as the PSN was." like f.B.I, nasa, microsoft, etc probably...but with thousands of xfanboyz talking about it, exagerating it, etc... by the way, PS3 was the more difficult logiciel/hardware to crack, fact.
Not only does this attempt to unify sony products, but this re-branding always disassociates the Playstation online service with the hack last year. Quite clever actually.
I'm ok with this but I think I'm like Stewie http://www.youtube.com/watc...
SEN in my languange mean DREAM :)
"Notice SEN backwards is NES lol" Great conspiracy thinking there 'metsgaming', or perhaps non-thinking would be a better word. BTW "I'll check my SEN account" or "Check your SEN messages" sounds retarded. If there's anything Sony isn't good at its translation of what works in Japan and sounds good there, to what works in English-speaking countries and what works here.
I like it too. I used to hate asking people what their P-S-N name was. Now I can just ask what is SENetwork name is. IDK i think its easier, lol.
Well, at least you can say "SEN" like you're using a word and not an acronym. If you tried that with "PSN", you'd get some ugly looks. lol
The reason why they're changing it to SEN is because they're going to be implementing it on various Sony devices and TVs as well as the PS Vita and PS3.
To me it just sounds like Sony is trying to compete with iTunes with SEN and what better way to make SEN popular then with PlayStation, right?
Sweet its named after My Fiance, now I love two Sen's!
Stealth brag post. jk Congrats on your fiance.
My Fiance is called Psn so I'm pretty pissed off right now!
@ Sephiroth +1 for the funny
+1 Seph, good stuff.
Lol hilarious! But they're probably doing this so they can connect every internet enabled product they have to one network. It would be a very good idea if they did!
Sephiroth lmfao +up
Hey, can I add you on SEN?
when is the 3rd version of you coming out?
It's still going to be called psn... "From this information, it appears that PlayStation Network will continue to be known as PSN, but that your login information will act as a global login for all SEN-related services. We've reached out to Sony for further clarification on what this means for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita gamers in particular, and will update with further information as we receive it. "
now they should change Home to sen city.
Lol, that makes a lot of Sens :)
SENsational idea? ..Meh fcuk my life v_v
Lets all give the psn a proper SENd off.
What bout ps+ ? are they gonna change it to se+ ?
I never thought of PS+ as "Playstation Store +," but rather, "Playstation +;" no real need to change...
I took an arrow in the knee, man
may god absolve u of all ur S E N s
You're on to something here =O
thats pretty sick. ill see u there.
LOL, people. You made my day. XD This comment section is going into history. :D
I'm pretty sure they could name it Bird Dung and you'd say the exact same thing.
Wow this guy really hates Sony maybe he is just a disgruntled employee who got fired by them. But by reading his comments you can tell that the subject isn't very smart so Sony probably had good reasons for making him. Very interesting I shall study him more thoroughly. Sen sounds a lot like Zen which is something that a lot of Asians can relate too. XperiaRay
@Master Only the Japanese can relate to zen because they're the only country in Asia that practices it. We also consider Japan as our weird neighbor.
Bird Dung? isn't that a Kinect game? yeah, i think the idea is to throw as much shit about that it eventually sticks
gribble, id play bird dung, it could also be a game about a retired celtics player pooping off the boston garden aiming for pedestrians. now that would be a reason to get a kinect.
and that's what we will call you for now on bundi, bird dung.
.... But it will still be known as PSN on ps3. It's just something that unifies everything under Sony.
Psn is a lot catchier, but sen isn't so bad, though Psn sounded more pertinent to the brand.
this is one step to try and fix an ailing company i hope it helps
I am to lazy to copy and paste the adress by myself. So I'm doing to disagree with you.
Is this because they're creating some kind of cohesive network across multiple Sony platforms and don't want to have only Playstation in the name?
The only problem I have with this transition, is that now music unlimited, video unlimited, qriocity and SEN will have the same logo
it's ironic that the reason you have a problem with it is the very reason for the name change. i still gave you a bubble though because i can see you didn't mean anything nasty by it. not that it seems to make any difference. i'm always giving people bubbles but i'm yet to see them increase
Maybe a hint that they will drop the name "PlayStation" like recent rumors are suggesting.
No, they just named playstatio vita
I have a feeling they "may" change the name from playstation on their next console. Would be funny if in 2014 I check back on this post and be like I KNEW IT.... or maybe not.
They will however change the moniker of the next PS home console! It wont be PS4 as "4" is bad luck for Alot of asian cultures. It'll likely be named similarly to how they named the Vita! if you notic there isn't a final fantasy 4 in Japan but only in the States ts much lile how we dont have a floor numbered 13 on elevators in the states!
Nice!!! Lets bask in Sen!!!
Only thing I see wrong with it is it also stands for Special Educational Needs. But then maybe I think that because I work in a school, most won't notice.
Don't give fanboys ideas.
This is not really a reply to GrieverSoul but..... I just don't understand it. When I read articles regarding Microsoft heading this direction with their system people said "they are losing their focus on gaming" When Sony takes a page out of the competitions book people say they love it??? I love both systems and am glad to see this change of direction for Sony's online service. I just don't understand peoples way of thinking.
meh, PSN is better.
I wonder what will become of PS+ though... WIll that now be SEN+? lol
It will likely stay, as it's Playstation Plus not Playstation Network Plus Find out on the 8th though
Make those moves Kaz
hes not CEO yet. But i believe he did have a large say in this happening though.
he will make heavier changes on april 1st thats when he takes over
I hope Google Chrome is coming as well.
I would be very happy with Chrome on the PS3 or even Opera.
Opera or Chrome, whichever it is...
dude the amount of porn i can look at with chrome is off the charts!!!
Anything to get Stringer out of there. I saw him on CNBC a few weeks ago at work, and he just seems like he has no idea what is going on or what he is doing. Really helped illustrate why Sony has been directionless the past 10 years (talking about the company as a whole here of course). Anytime Sony is mentioned on that channel they're treated as a joke, so Kaz has a heck of a job on his plate to not only win back consumers, but change the way the media handles the coverage of the company (as conversely, during the holidays they were running specials on how MS and Kinect are changing the world).