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PlayStation Store Now Accessible Through PC

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2007 @ 2:43 p.m. PST

SCEA unveiled PlayStation Store for the PC, enabling PSP users to freely access PlayStation Network games, videos, purchase content and services over the Internet through a PC without the use of a PS3.

Through the PlayStation Store for the PC, PSP users can now download classic PlayStation game titles as well as all-new PSP titles only available from the PlayStation Store. Available immediately, full-game downloadable content exclusively available on PlayStation Store for the PC include titles such as Syphon Filter: Combat Ops. Users can also download existing PSP games such as Gangs of London and WipEout Pure, as well PS one classic titles including favorites such as JetMoto and Crash Bandicoot. In addition, trailers for forthcoming titles, add-on game items, promotional videos and themes for PSP that allow users to customize their PSP menu color, background and icons of XMB(XrossMediaBar) will be available through the PlayStation Store for the PC.

Through PlayStation Store for the PC web site, PSP users will be able to establish and use their PlayStation Network accounts and "virtual wallets" for PlayStation Network, providing a seamless online commerce experience on both PS3 and the PC. In addition, users who already have a PlayStation Network account can use their existing username and password to log in to the PLATSTATION Store for the PC.

"The library of innovative, downloadable games, videos and entertainment content available through the PlayStation Store provides a new way for PSP owners to get content and demonstrates the continued evolution of PlayStation Network," said Peter Dille, senior vice-president, marketing and PlayStation Network, SCEA. "PlayStation Store for the PC will give the millions of PSP users who do not yet own a PS3 access to PlayStation Network, and enhance the online entertainment experience for users who own both a PSP and PS3 whether they are at home or on the road."

Check out the exclusive PSP games from the PlayStation Store including Syphon Filter: Combat Ops (US$9.99), the latest addition to the Syphon Filter franchise.

Play some of your favorite PSP games without the UMD, exclusively available from the PlayStation Store, including WipEout Pure, an adrenaline-filled racing action game, and Gangs of London, part of the hit franchise The Getaway.

Now you can bring your favorite PS one games, from the original Crash Bandicoot to Hot Shots Golf 2, on your PSP by simply downloading them directly to your PSP from PlayStation Store. It has never been easier than now to play your favorite games across all PlayStation platforms.

Download the latest PSP demos from PlayStation Store for the PC including the anti-terrorist thriller, Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow, and SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike, the latest addition to the popular SOCOM gaming franchise. At no cost, you can check out the latest PSP games today before you decide to buy them tomorrow. Check out exclusive previews of upcoming games for PSP including game trailers for exclusive PlayStation Store titles such as Beats, an enthralling rhythm action game based on the PSP owner's music collection.

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