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What Sony needs to do with PlayStation Now to make it succeed

By Robert Workman, Jul 31, 2014 4:00pm PDT

We've played the Beta for some time, but here's some advice on what it needs to make it soar.


"This whole article could have been summed up with this one sentence,"Add more games and lower ..."

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Opinion: PlayStation Now prices placate publishers

By Steve Watts, Jul 01, 2014 1:30pm PDT

PlayStation Now rental prices debuted at absurdly high points, but why?


"As far as I know, you'll be able to buy any available games to use with PSNow on either PS3 or ..."

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PlayStation Now game prices detailed

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 7:45pm PDT

Sony has detailed the prices for its PlayStation Now service, stating that most games will cost between $3-20.


"They'll be being played by homeless people without modern consoles. Most homeless suffer ..."

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PlayStation TV coming this fall for $99

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 7:22pm PDT

PlayStation TV (formerly known as Vita TV) will arrive this fall and it'll be available for $99.


"Have they announced what streaming apps will be available on the Playstation TV? I'm excited ..."

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PlayStation Now open beta on PS4 in July

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 7:18pm PDT

Sony will launch an open beta for PlayStation Now on PS4 on July 31.


"it would be good if they went for a pricing structure that allowed you to pay per hour, or ..."

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PlayStation Now beta hits PlayStation 4 tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2014 2:00pm PDT

PlayStation Now takes another step forward tomorrow when the Private Beta hits PlayStation 4.


"This just reminded me to contact Support about the beta key I never received. I was invited ..."

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Leak: PlayStation Now games may cost $5-6

By Steve Watts, Mar 10, 2014 10:15am PDT

An image on the Gaikai site shows what could be the pricing model for PlayStation Now games.


"Sounds like a good idea but when you include the need for data allowances and speeds that can ..."

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PlayStation Now beta invites going out now, check your inbox

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 8:45am PST

Check your inbox! PlayStation Now beta invites are rolling out now.


Report: PlayStation Now powered by specialized PS3 hardware

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2014 8:30am PST

Sony has reportedly developed a special PlayStation 3 model for use in their PlayStation Now data centers, the equivalent of housing eight systems on a single motherboard.


"The latency will not improve substantially. The transmission of the video signal will always ..."

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PlayStation Now recommends 5Mbps connection

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2014 11:15am PST

Sony recommends a 5Mb per second connection at minimum for using PlayStation Now, in order to make "the gameplay experience feel as if the game is being played locally."


"The client (the receiving end) needs 5Mbps in, the server (PS4) needs 5Mbps out. surely? ..."

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GameStop stock drops following PlayStation Now announcement

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 8:30am PST

Good news for Sony doesn't necessarily translate to good news for everyone else, though. GameStop was adversely affected by the announcement of PlayStation Now, with its stock falling as much as 8% yesterday.


"Just because no one will need to doesn't mean no one will want to. Physical media will always ..."

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PlayStation Now preview: hands-on with Sony's cloud game streaming

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 07, 2014 2:45pm PST

Perhaps the biggest news from Sony's CES press conference this morning was the announcement of PlayStation Now...


"Thinking over this I'm wondering now if the next round of consoles were 100% streamed, if that ..."

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PlayStation Now game streaming to begin closed beta this month

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2014 9:55am PST

Today during its CES keynote, Sony announced PlayStation Now. The apparent culmination of its Gaikai acquisition, it will offer rentals and a subscription model to bring PlayStation games to various devices. A closed beta is planned for January.


"I honestly don't see how my future where the games are available is shittier than the future ..."

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