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The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby jm3811 » 06 Feb 2012, 19:16

Sony Online Personal Account = SOPA.
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby sened9 » 06 Feb 2012, 20:34

I like this SEN thing because it's the first 3 letters of my surname! :D :D
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby Barca Azul » 06 Feb 2012, 20:43

They broke the store?

Can't download anything, great change!
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby Fr33Kye » 06 Feb 2012, 21:01

I understand the intention and i support it but the names are really bad. Unifying sony is a good thing and i hope some very positive changes take place under kaz.
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby Barca Azul » 06 Feb 2012, 21:17

It makes sense and they should combine the Internet TV content that I've on my TV with the PS3 too.

However, I'd like my four euro back that I spent and couldn't download last night. How will this work with my PSN voucher of 50 Euros that I haven't redeemed yet? When will the store work again? How will I be able to update to one account for my Bravia TV and PS3?
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby slothfull9 » 06 Feb 2012, 21:26

And let's hope they get the security right, too.
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby jm3811 » 06 Feb 2012, 22:09

The trouble with Sony is that they have lost a lot of their credibility recently. Plus the gaming pimp industry is not helping.

The main reason they change the name is the horrible unreliability of their network: more than 10% down last year, including the xmas holiday. And non secure.

Thank god I have a stock of PS2.
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby thecresta » 06 Feb 2012, 22:13

I would never put all of my digital entertainment requirements in the hands of Sony.

The number of times PSN goes down for maintenance over a weekend, or the store experiences purchasing or download problems with no explanation or even ETA for a fix...

Reliability is the key feature for such a service, and Sony have already proven that they can't provide on this front.
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby Imaduck » 07 Feb 2012, 00:18

New logo looks like a f**king Strepsils box to be fair :lol:
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby TheLastDodo » 07 Feb 2012, 00:22

thecresta wrote:I would never put all of my digital entertainment requirements in the hands of Sony.

The number of times PSN goes down for maintenance over a weekend, or the store experiences purchasing or download problems with no explanation or even ETA for a fix...

Reliability is the key feature for such a service, and Sony have already proven that they can't provide on this front.


Exactly.

Not to mention, if PSN is hacked it's only PSN affected, now if "SEN" is hacked then surely everything is affected?
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby MD1500 » 07 Feb 2012, 03:07

They ought to have called their network Sony Online Network Yes - the acronym would be perfect. :lol:
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby Old Skool Gamer » 07 Feb 2012, 09:05

Now Ken's in charge I think a whole new network built from the ground up is in store to rival XBOX LIVE.
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby Barca Azul » 07 Feb 2012, 10:37

Look like there will be a FW update today or tomorrow!
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Re: The new PSN: What is the Sony Entertainment Network?

Postby gmcb007 » 07 Feb 2012, 11:40

No offense but after last year's events, is it smart to put all your eggs in the one basket so to speak. Surely this would be even more damaging if it was to be hacked again?
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