Playstation Network Hits 50 Million Users

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During Sony’s Keynote yesterday at E3, President and CEO Jack Trenton  mentioned the interesting fact that their in-home network, Playstation Network (or PSN) has hit 50 million unique users. Since its launch in November of 2006, the PSN has had it’s own special way of expansion: from allowing users to download avatars and wallpaper, to downloadable content and demos. With it’s connection to both the Playstation 3 and the Playstation Portable, it’s an easy and simple way to keep connected to the information and games that matters to you. With over 70,000 different downloadable pieces of merchandise, spread over 1,000 different active titles like Little Big Planet. Plus, with their addition to 3D-enriched titles and games, Sony and Playstation have created a place to call your own.

Even more will pop up on your homepage soon, if the price is right. Starting June 29th, you will be able to sign up for Playstation Plus, a dynamic way for a user to get exclusive content, before it’s out to the main populace. Choosing between a three-month subscription for $17.99 or a year for $49.99, you a plethora of tangible booty: access and priority to beta testing, discounts to items in the Playstation Store, free game trials and more. If that’s not enough to wet your lips, currently when you sign up for a year, you get three months for free, along with some fun add-ons like Wipeout HD.

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