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Black Ops Cold War and FIFA 21 were the top PS5 downloads on the PlayStation Store in March

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 16:04 GMT Sony has revealed the most popular games on the PlayStation Store in March.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the most popular game for PS5 on the PlayStation Store in the US while FIFA 21 was tops in Europe.Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales came in second in the US and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War took that slot in Europe. NBA 2K21 was third in the US, while newcomer It Takes Two was the third most popular title in Europe.Watch on YouTubeOn PS4, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War…

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With the PS3 generation, digital store shutdowns manifest their most damaging form yet

We’ve seen digital store shutdowns before. But Sony’s announcement that it’s to close the PS3, Vita and PSP stores for good is without doubt the most devastating yet.There’s a lot of anger about this decision, and justifiably so. But this is the digital future, and the gradual march of progress. It’s scary.When Google Stadia was announced, I said that streaming could be the future of games but gave me grave worries for game preservation. But perhaps when I wrote that we were already on a slippery slope, with too many purchases shackled to online services that can be closed down…

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FIFA 21 and GTA 5 were the most downloaded games on PlayStation in February

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 March 2021 14:03 GMT Sony has revealed the most popular games on the PlayStation Store in February.FIFA 21 was the most downloaded game on the PlayStation Store in both Europe and the US on PS5. The game also came in first in Europe on PS4, while over in the US, GTA 5 was tops for PS4.On PS5, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the second most popular game in the US, while over in Europe, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla took the second slot.Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales took third in both regions, followed by Madden…

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You soon won’t be able to buy or rent films and TV shows from PlayStation Store

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 2 March 2021 16:54 GMT Anything you have already bought will still be available.Sony is closing down the film and TV show sections of its PlayStation Store.The news was revealed via the PlayStation Blog, in which the firm said that people could no longer buy or rent films or television series from the platform as of August 31. At this point, any content that people have already bought will still be available for purchase; folks just won’t be able to buy anything else.“At SIE, we strive to provide the best entertainment experience for PlayStation fans, and…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and FIFA 21 were the top PlayStation downloads in January

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 February 2021 18:39 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and FIFA 21 were the most popular PlayStation downloads in January in the US and Europe, respectively.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the most downloaded game on the PlayStation Store for PS5 in the US, and on PS4 in the US and Europe.On PS5, FIFA 21 was the most downloaded game in Europe and the fourth most popular game in the region on PS4.In both regions on PS5, Hitman 3 was the second most downloaded game, and on PS4, GTA 5 was…

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The Atari VCS can play Cyberpunk 2077 (sort of)

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 6 January 2021 16:58 GMT These two are a match made in heaven.Remember that new console Atari has been seemingly working on for what feels like forever? Well, it’s been shipped out to the loyal consumers who helped crowdfund it, and it turns out it can play the hottest new releases.That’s going by a video from YouTuber Kevin Kenson – as spotted by GamesRadar – who managed to get Cyberpunk 2077 running on the hardware. The Atari VCS is pretty much just a mini computer and it’s possible to boot into Windows via the console’s PC…

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The PlayStation Store is doing game deals until the end of the year

By Joel Franey, Thursday, 3 December 2020 15:31 GMT We all thought that sales on PlayStation digital games would be over with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but apparently not. Now the PS Store has started up new “End of Year Deals”, with discounts across major AAA titles and indie darlings alike.We’ve collated some of the best options just below, but for now it’s worth mentioning that this deal won’t be going on forever (obviously). The plan seems to be to have it run until just before Christmas on 22nd and 23rd December, depending on location, perhaps to help people…

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Sony’s PlayStation Store has all manner of deals for Cyber Monday

By Joel Franey, Monday, 30 November 2020 11:18 GMT The PlayStation Store has extended many of its Black Friday deals to cover Cyber Monday, with discounts and deals on all manner of games if you buy them before the day is over!Not to worry – this offer extends to buyers in both the UK and the US, and most of the deals seem to be about the same (with a few exceptions), including deals on major AAA games, console classics and recent releases. We’ve collated some of the best options just below, check them out for yourself!UK Watch Dogs: Legion…

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Sony launches Black Friday sale on PSN

By Grace Curtis, Friday, 20 November 2020 19:31 GMT While the mad story of the PS5 launch continues to twist in bizarre directions – the latest development involving, among other things, a box of catfood – PlayStation fans can at least take comfort in a good old fashioned bargain. Black Friday has officially begun on the PlayStation Network, boasting discounts of up to 70% off on selected downloads.A few of the year’s top games are in the mix: The Last of Us Part 2 is going for $30, DOOM Eternal for just $20. It’s a comprehensive list, though PlayStation Plus subscribers should…

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Sony confirms new PlayStation Store to launch beginning next week

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 16 October 2020 10:50 GMT The PlayStation Store’s is about to get an overhaul.Last week, it was reported that Sony is gearing up to launch a new PlayStation Store on web and mobile. Now, Sony has officially communicated these plans to users.The platform holder sent around emails to several PlayStation users, confirming that the new store will be going live October 21-26 on the web, and October 28 on mobile. As previously reported, the new store will not list games for PS3, PS Vita, or PSP. You also won’t be able to find apps, themes and…