The lights are on
Sony says that in May, releases such as DLC, updates, and add-on content will appear on the PlayStation Store Tuesday instead of Thursday. This move forward puts it at more on a level playing field with competitors Microsoft and Nintendo.
Sony's previous Thursday release date put it at a disadvantage to XBLA since 360 fans would get their DLC, Rock Band songs, etc. on Tuesday or Wednesday (depending on the content), with Sony playing second fiddle later in the week. Starting with the May 4th update, however, Sony fans can now get their DLC, PS3 updates, and other content on time with everyone else. For its part, Nintendo goes on Monday, but that's probably less of a competition with the other platforms, since we don't imagine there is a lot of DLC that cross-pollinates and competes among all three.
Sony's move puts it ahead of Microsoft, and it will be interesting to see if the company responds in any way to grab the semi-exclusive advantage it used to enjoy.
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The writer of this article is a moron. Two days didn't matter before and now it certainly doesn't move Sony ahead of Microsoft. All this says is that Sony gets their stuff on the same day as Microsoft. B.S. fluff article written because he had to write about something.
way to go Sony!
"oh noo, PS3 owners are going to get their content before me. I better go out and buy a PS3 now" haha
This is a pretty pointless thing. Getting content one day sooner or one day later isnt going to hurt anyone.
The early bird catches the worm...
That realy isn't much of a win but, earlier than usual is good too.
And I'm glad there's more DLC.
WOW! thats so amazing I'm gonna sell my xbox360 and buy a PS3 because of that
How does this put Sony ahead of Microsoft of their both on par with release days?
hmmm... thats pretty cool. i've never really waited anxiously for dlc and purchased it the day it came out, but its cool for cross-platform folks who prefer their ps3.
SUCK ON THAT XBOX 360!!!!!
Never worried about content coming later to the PS3, still nice to hear though.
It will be interesting if this has any effect on DLC sales for it.
Boo, this is lame. My brother gets paid on Thursdays, which means I'm going to have to wait a few days to get anything.
I never really had a problem with the update. In fact, I love it. I usually download demoes and add ons the day before my official night', which is Friday.
Yeah thats right, PS3 is da best
This is good get the DLC the same day as the game releases.
Why is this even news?