$20million Investment into PSN by Sony

Sony announced today that the PSN was still a big part of the company. How did they do tha, I hear you ask. By slapping a big $20 million investment on it, thats how. Read on to find out how they will spend this large ammount on the network.

Over the next 3 years, Sony have commited to developing the Playstation Network brand, one of the ways they plan to develop the online system is to give a shot into the arm of Playstation Network exclusive games. Funding for more exclusives will now be readily available.

“Our line of PSN exclusives has had great success with titles such as Joe Danger, Critter Crunch, Flower and the PixelJunk series, and we’re excited to add new and different game experiences to this portfolio of games that can’t be found on any other game console,” said Brandon Stander the director of marketing for PlayStation Network. “This investment includes support across both our own network of first-party studios as well as for the Pub Fund, which was first introduced at GDC in 2009.”

“It means more unique, fun, innovative, edgy and higher quality game experiences on PSN that you won’t find anywhere else!” Marketing talk or real action? We will have to wait to find out – however this does sound promasing, the Network could use an influx of quality downloadable titles.

“Under this investment, we’re committed to delivering titles that have innovative gameplay mechanics, vibrant visuals, interesting storylines and an artistic element to interactive entertainment that can only be found on PlayStation Network.” Stated Stander, again on the Playstation Blog

Exclusive are expected to pop up on the console, however we already have some to look forward to including Eufloria, Okabu and Papo & Yo.



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