Sony opening up the PlayStation Network

by admin May 11, 2009 at 8:10 pm

Extending PSN to hardware other than the PlayStation 3

Sony looks set to open up its PlayStation Network download service to other devices beyond the PlayStation 3, according to recent statements from the company’s CEO Howard Stringer.

Speaking in a recent interview the Sony CEO outlined his longer-term vision for the development of the PlayStation Network.

“We developed brand new, absolutely incredible technology for the PlayStation 3 (PS3), but the cost was high. We’ve adopted a slightly different approach now, and are evolving the PS3 into a platform for web services,” Stringer told Nikkei Electronics Asia.

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