“Recently, we announced to players that the PlayStation Store for PS3 and PS Vita consoles will be closed. After careful consideration, it becomes clear that we made the wrong decision. So I am pleased to announce today that the PlayStation Store for these machines will be operational.“
In the published post On the PlayStation blog, Jim Ryan begins with a m gulpa, yet explains the reasons behind his first thought: “When we made the initial decision to end purchasing support for the PS3 and PS Vita, we considered a number of factors, including the challenges of supporting the business side. Most of our players play for older devices and for the ability to focus more of our resources on newer devices. We now see that many of you are incredibly interested in being able to continue shopping for the classics on the PS3 and PS Vita in the future.“Ryan says he’s glad we were able to find a solution to continue the process.
Although subscriptions to online services and micro transactions in general bring significant profits to the Japanese manufacturer, it must be said that many have interpreted this decision as a detrimental means of reducing the operating costs of the service. This face provokes Sony’s seriousness.Always (…) listening to the PlayStation community“Of course only: As planned, the BSP trading activity will be withdrawn on July 2, 2021. From there we only postpone the deadline …
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