Environment and design

The photographs and video provided by Sony are known to users in one specific area of Home-shaped plaza common to all. Also shown to the users in their own apartments with their own choice of decoration and furniture. Users can also invite other users to their apartments.
In the world outside the houses of the players, they can meet and talk with other members of the community. Can invite their friends to hang out, communicate through voice chat or text chat. As a group you can hear music, play games or share content. People who enter others’ homes “to choose the content of the music and videos from your hard drive. Videos are viewed via virtual television also virtual Sony BRAVIA LCD like. Furthermore, the images can be viewed through a virtual frame.
Each user has a private apartment that can modify and change over time. The basic apartment is free and offers users many options for customization. In the future, Sony will offer tools that allow users to have a greater ability to create their own spaces and content startup.
At the time of release, the user would integrate its own PlayStation 3, which means that if the user disconnects from Home, then access to this user andalusia apartment no longer exists until the registers again. According to Sony, is looking for new ways to avoid this issue.
The world of PlayStation Home does not consist only in the homes of the players, but there will also be arcade games, as well as bowling and billiards.
The appearance of the avatar, decorations, where to travel, setup, etc, can be controlled in a virtual PlayStation Portable. Sony has said it will be strict in the spamming of Home. They have said on the website GameSpot, which are capable of blocking the user’s console and the IP address so that it can not connect to the service.
Over time, Home show events as well as new games and exclusive interviews adesarrolladores. Will be organized by Home and its content providers. Sports and live concerts will also be broadcast within Home. these will be with pay per view through the Sony Wallet.
PlayStation Home will also include a virtual cinema that would reflect the movies that have been released on DVD and Blu-ray, there will be an option to select full screen mode for the game content is the same as any other video, DVD or Blu – ray for the PS3. This is widely seen as Sony’s answer to the Xbox Video Marketplace is used in the rival Xbox 360 console, although it is unknown whether even provide TV program here as well as its competition. If any, may be pay per view programs, as well as free.
In addition to the main public space offered by Sony and the staff houses, many game developers open their own spaces for presentation of their products, developers have created sites for Home include EA, Activision, SEGA, Ubisoft, THQ and Rockstar Games. Individually, the game will also have their own space.
In the future it is also expected to enter not only developers of video game advertising. SCEE, Phil Harris said that sites around the company cafeteria (it is believed that serious Starbucks Coffee), famous beverage companies (Coca-Cola and Pepsi), labels, etc..

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