PlayStation Home Set to Have a Major Redesign, to Become More Games-Focused
Posted on Tuesday, August 23 @ 14:55:41 Eastern by Sebastian_MossPlayStation Home has come a long way since its early days as a barren, buggy, and rather pointless addition to the PlayStation Network. But even though it has improved tenfold, Home is still pretty much a boring social platform that's only useful to people who like dressing up as women.
Sodium 2 might be a rather enjoyable free-to-play racer, but overall, the platform lacks any compelling games. Hoping to breathe life back into the platform, SCEA have announced a major new redesign that will bring the focus back to games:
Jack Buser, director of PlayStation Home, SCEA, said:
PlayStation Home's new core experience is a giant leap in the evolution of the platform, not to mention a major milestone for PlayStation Network, and its new model quickly deploys our users to many compelling free-to-play games that fit their interests. With this update, coming this fall, PlayStation Home becomes a game itself, making it the most robust gamified social experience available.
The new features include:
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Personality Paths trailer. (3:23)
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