Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


CES: Browser-based U.S. PlayStation Store incoming


5:30 PM on 01.10.2013
CES: Browser-based U.S. PlayStation Store incoming photo



Speaking to CNET at CES 2013, Sony Network Entertainment COO Shawn Layden shared the company's plan to launch a web version of the U.S. PlayStation Store later this month, something that probably should have been available in the region long, long ago.

Being able to see and buy what's on the store without booting up your PlayStation 3 might not necessarily seem like a high priority, but it has become an expected feature of digital marketplaces and will frankly be a good business decision for Sony. The easier it is for us to spend our money, the better it is for them.

Also worth noting is that, according to Layden, the redesigned PlayStation Store resulted in double-digit growth in both the U.S. and Europe. Perhaps we'll see more steady updates to the user interface as a result.

Sony chats up future of Music Unlimited, PlayStation Store [CNET]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






CES

10:15 AM on 04.17.2014
4K TVs that feature PlayStation Now coming this June

Gaikai-based PS3 game streaming service PlayStation Now was just revealed at this year's CES, and now it's making its way into the first television sets. If you've been shopping for a new TV, here are the details on which Son...more



11:30 AM on 01.14.2014
Oculus Rift has some competition: meet GameFace

Back in 2012 we first heard about the vision of Oculus Rift: to make virtual reality a relevant conversation again by bringing the technology up to today's standards, with low-latency head tracking for optimal immersion. Sinc...more



12:30 PM on 01.13.2014
ViviTouch: The future of feedback

You know how controller rumble works right now, don't you? In most controllers you'll find a couple of motors that spin weights. These spin up when you're supposed to feel the rumble effect, and then begin spinning down when ...more



View all CES






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more