GIR discusses Sony's latest move to combat piracy. Guess what? It sucks.
So uh... Those of us with a PS3, PSP and Vita will have to chose two? Lol. That... almost makes sense...?
That is if all PSP content works on the Vita...
Atleast we'll be able to deactivate consoles/accounts online now with their new management system. Also it's limit is two PS3 and two handhelds (PSP/Vita) according to the eu official playstation blog. Edit: @ cgoodo Yeah, I agree with you cgoodo, so many people got so many free games, DLC, and content back then lol. Sony even tried to tell them to stop sharing because people were taking over the givers account once in to get the DLC stuff. I never gameshared because of that. Guess the free ride is over, huh.
im from canada but you say we can do it on the deactivate on the website now? thank god for that since im hard of hearing with implant
I have 3 PS3's :(
I only have 2 left anyway
Guess what else sucks? Abusing a system put in place to give users more freedom over where they can use their PSN content. I do hope with thus change, though, they look to removing the need to format a PS3 HDD before being able to use it in a specific device. Would make moving from a crashed PS3 to a new one much easier if you could just swap the HDDs.
Sounds like a cop out to make people spend more
It is. I'm not happy. This limitation is just crazy. Makes me think twice about even considering buying games from PSN anymore. What's worse is that I feel sorry for those who spent 60 or more for games in there.
@Carlos Allowing you to activate two PS3s so that anyone playing on the systems can use the content, and allowing you to play any of that content from any other systems while logged in is really that bad? How exactly is that "crazy"? It seems more than fair to me.
This is stupid and Sony can choke on it.
I have no problem with this.
yes thank you sony, finally i can deactivate my broken ps3 off my account. Bout freakin TIME!! I've tried to call those assholes so many times to have them take care of my account for me and they wouldnt do shit.
Amen to that!
Was gonna rage, but it says they're going to introduce a system through PC to activate/deactivate on your own. Needed that day 1 for such an asinine system. My 1st busted PS3, which they have in their possession (although they probably refurbed and resold it by now), still has my account activated. Luckily, I never activated on my 2nd busted PS3.
This will also kill off some used games sales. I bet thats what they are aiming for too. A lot of people wont know about their ability to deactivate the game online so they wont do so and trade in the game.
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