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Re: PS3 Online Tidbits

Jun 27, 2005
Will soon see just how far behind they are.

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Although online gaming is very much a buzzword around the industry right now, with MMOs on PC selling bucket loads and Xbox Live attracting increasing subscribers, Sony were quiet about their plans for the PS3's online capabilities. Reeves, too, is coy on the subject: "It was revealed at E3 and it was called Playstation Network. It will be introduced as PS3 is. It's not just online, it's a whole community and it embraces other non-game content as well."
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"The psyche is I come back from the pub or wherever and you want to play with the guys. Some people say I want to go online, but more people actually want to see people's faces and feel the enjoyment and that type of thing."
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Sounds like Sony could be trying to develop EyeToy/Video functionality to play a part with online play. Like you could actally see the person you are playing againist in a small box on your screen.
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So who else wants to see the 300 lb sweaty guy from Florida play the PS3 in his boxers?

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I think the aninemity (sp) is one of the things that attracts some people to the online world, you can be the hero that just one the clan war in the final 2 seconds and the 300 lb guy in Fl. and no-one cares what you look like.

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Re: PS3 Online Tidbits

Jun 27, 2005
Read the Epic interview on my other post.
It talks about HD video chat.
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Jun 27, 2005
All webcams are going to do is encourage 12-year-olds to flash their wankers.
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Jun 27, 2005
OMG dude you're right!!  but it's not something that will be included into fps or anything... but games like poker will benefit from them directly ,
 
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I'm afraid now Aleman!

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Jun 28, 2005
well unless you get to look at a woman's breasts while playing socom 4, that'll be great! wants not great is a 70 year old man wanking while he's looking at you as you play some ps3 online game

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Jun 28, 2005
You guys should show more faith in Sony this gen.  I'm sure they've been cooking up an online plan since the intro of PS2 when they started the development of PS3.  I belive this gen they'll get it right because internet connection is part of the console, providing wireless and high bandwidth ethernet out of the box.  That has to stand for somthing, if it didnt then it would just be an add-on like with the PS2 before the slim model.  I wouldnt be supprised if SCEI colaborated with SOEI on a online scheme. ,

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hells no, they should do they own thang
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Yes they need creativity.,
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Jun 28, 2005
There was a post a while ago about a "PSNet". I'll try and dig it up, it had some really good info.
http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=pslounge&message.id=77995&query.i...


I seen it on another board..Is this legit?If it is can somebody show me the link to the story?Thanks
 
The,Playstation 2 was and still is a big seller, and many of us are excited,to see what Sony will come up with next. Well, they have just revealed,to us their details about "Playstation Network", PSNet for short. You probably all know how popular online gaming is, and Sony knows that’s what gamers want. The PSNet,,to counter one of X-Box's main functions, X-Box Live, will make online,gaming more advanced then ever. On the Playstation 2, you had to buy,the internet adapter and attach it to the back of the system. Not,anymore, as Sony will have that feature built in. It will also have a,wireless connection built in (108.11b) for those with wireless routers,in their house. You will not be allowed to use the PSNet if you have Dial-up, for lag issues, though. The PSNet will have three packages,
· 5$ Monthly
· 50$ Yearly
· Pay-By-Game

In,the Pay-By-Game you will have to pay an amount to play a certain game,on the Network. The amount will be different for each game, depending,on what features or capabilities it will have. Of course, once you pay,to have a game on the Network, you will not have to pay for that game,again. We still do not know if there will be any Limited Free Network,time or downloads, like on X-Box Live.

If you have bought any type of PSNet,account, all of your stats, uploads, and videos will be uploaded into,your personal directory, which could accessed from Sony’s website.
When,you turn on your Playstation 3 without any disks (Yes, thats right,,disks) in it, it will go to the System Menu. On the System Menu, you,can:
· Set the time and date, Time Zone, and Daylight Savings Time.
· See and edit what’s saved on your Hard Drive
· See your systems specs
· Make/Sign in to a Playstation Network account.

Once you select to make a PSNet,account, you will have to type in your account code that comes with the,package. Then you will have to type in your Credit Card and Personal,Information. After all that, you just have to type in your account name,and password, and you’re all set. If someone already has that name, you,will, of course, have to choose another.
Once you log onto your username from the system menu, you can:
· Edit/Check your Buddy List
· Go Online
· Look for Downloads
· Upload Content
The Buddy List is more advanced than ever. You will be able to see, without even choosing a name:
· If they are online
· What game they’re playing
· What mode and map they’re playing in
· What their clan/rank is for that game you are playing.
Once you choose somebody’s username, you can:
· Send them messages, Typed or Recorded.
· Have a Voice Chat (Only if they’re available)
· Join their game
· Invite them to your game
· Spectate

When you choose to Spectate, you can watch your friend play, even if he is on a different game, or a game that you don’t have.
When you choose to Go Online, you will be able to surf the web.

If you go to the Downloads section, there will be many options.
·,Download Extras-You can download extra features to your games (Note,that additional fees may be required, unless you are using the,Pay-By-Game)
· Download Music/Videos-You will be able to download,Music that you can play during your games or to burn to a CD (Note that,not all music will be possible for download, only the artists that,agree to the deal)
If choose to Upload Content, you will be able to,upload created levels, single-player modes, replays, ect. You will be,also able to Mute People, Block People, and Voice Mask.

For sports games, there can be a different PSNet,user for each player on your team, making you work together to realize,and understand each other’s tactic to be able to work as a team.

While playing a game on the PSNet,,you can set the PS3 to record what is happening in the game, and it,will be uploaded into your personal directory. You will have limited,space of how much video you record, but you can buy more.

There,will also be the ability for Cooperative Mode’s online with other,users, and of course up to four people can play online from one,Playstation 3


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Jun 28, 2005
they better pull something out of their collective behinds... or they are going to get owned again by Live,
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