Sony has begun the slow process of transferring all of their major first-party titles into online pass editions. The sure to be multi-million selling Uncharted 3, Sony's "Buy our system!" seller of the holidays 201, will be infused with a $10 online pass.
The lower end 160GB model will now retail for $249, the higher-end 320GB one coming in at $300, and the latter will be bundled with a free game, Infamous 2. The price drops go into effect worldwide immediately.
Sony had promised to release the PlayStation Vita, the successor to their PSP, in at at least one territory by the end of 2011. They're sticking to that, launching the touch screened, rear touch, motion controlled, button tapping unit in Japan before the year is out.
Just when you think more companies couldn't possibly jump on the decidedly unfriendly consumer skies, Sony has decided to play host to an online pass model for their upcoming first-person shooter, Resistance 3.
To further take advantage of the latest technology, two series-related Xbox and PlayStation games have been developed, offering enticement to those who want to do more than watch their favorite shows. Ever dream of being part of the onscreen action? Well, now you can.
The PlayStation Network debacle is nearing a close, as today American gamers can finally access the PlayStation Store, the final piece of the slowly unwinding network reboot. Servers for Asian countries still have security protocol to go through, but should be back soon.