Pay for PSN? MAYBE!

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  1. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    I don't think there is a facepalm big enough.
     
  3. Ratchet2007

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    I will laugh is they actually go through with this !
     
  4. Joe Moore

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    I refer to my trolling from another PS3 thread.

     
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    If they do start charging then I better not hear people using free PSN as a reason why the PS3 is better the the 360 ever again.
     
  6. Joe Moore

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    This post makes no sense. If they start charging, how then could anyone claim that PSN was free? However, if they allow online play as a part of the free membership, then you'll have to wear goggles to block out the statements you don't like.
     
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    I dont own a ps3 or anything sony related except for a stereo, but even I dont want this to happen cause I want Microsoft to catch on and start making live free.
     
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    What are the differences between silver and gold XBL? I assume some demos or 'free' add-ons aren't available on the free silver offering?

    I assume Sony will more or less copy Microsoft's model if they do decide to go ahead.

    For now, let us laugh at the possibility of a pay-for PS Home. Yeah, that'll be a barren wasteland :lol 
     
  9. rattrap007

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    If it stops people from saying PS3 is better because no online fee and is thus better than 360... I say go for it!!
     
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    But it is better :( 
     
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    Well hopefully they make the overall online gaming experience better if they start charging. Good for them.
     
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    If they do, then it'll be like a thousand Sony Fanboys cry out in terror and were suddenly silenced.
     
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    Well, I actually read through the presentation materials linked at that site and there's no statement saying that PSN will be a subscription service (unless I missed it and I don't think I did).

    There's a passing reference to increasing revenue from the service, but they're talking about the media/books/comics aspect.

    I think this is a non-start.
     
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    From what my nephew says all gold does is let you play online with friends, and have party chat. That's it. I personally think it's a load of BS about this pay for PSN. Same story was circulating on PS3, so I'm inclined not to believe this. Also everyone was sending, and resending it so much I threatened everyone that was on my list that if they sent a another chain-letter about it I was deleting, blocking, and then reporting them to Sony.
     
  15. McBradders

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    It's a direct quote from Kaz.

    Also :lol  @ some of the nonsensical replies in this thread.
     
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    No. You get that along with early or exclusive access to demos, videos, arcade games and content.
     
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    Slide 39 says PlayStation Network: new revenue stream from subscription.

    That does not definitely mean it is going to be a pay service, but it's not a long stretch to launch speculation from that.
    What else would the subscription be?

    I foresee future posts by people who previously said that $50 a year for XBL was crazy expensive now stating that $4.17 a month for PSN is "not too bad". :lolol 
     
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    Best Post ever!

    True to my previous notion on Live, if Sony starts charging for PSN, then I will also play online a little less there too.
     
  19. Sol Fury

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    Eh, I don't play online that much anyway. Nor do I have a PS3 comes to that.
     
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    The comics, netflicks, or digital reader subscriptions that will be necessary for the upcominc services PSN will be providing for those properties.
     

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