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Six reasons why PSN is the BEST


  • Free access / No double fees: Unlike Xbox Live, there's no annual service fee to access PSN. You also don't have to pay a Netflix subscription (because there's no Netflix!) and have the FREE ability to purchase whatever video content you want!
  • Video content on the go: The PSN's video delivery service allows you to transfer certain types of content between your PS3 and PSP at no additional charge (unless your PSP's battery is in need of ... a charge).
  • Faster download speeds: After a lengthy study, the respected scientists at the MTV Multiplayer labs have proven PSN downloads to be faster than all other current systems. Especially if you're downloading Mega Man 9.
  • Quality HD experiences: The PSN gives you HD content in a reliable way -- there's no waiting for streaming connections like on Xbox Live. Connections which might not ever be made.
  • Blu-ray and streaming: Streaming is awesome, especially when you use it to watch videos through PS3's web browser! You can also download HD movies from the PlayStation Store or buy them on Blu-ray disc.
  • Relevant new releases: Um, Max Payne is out now on Blu-ray!
So, what do you think? Would you take this argument seriously if we published it unfettered on Joystiq? What if it was a tongue-in-cheek repetition of a press release Sony sent us? Like the one we've published verbatim after the break.

Subject: PlayStation Network

Just a few reminders..

As you may know Microsoft announced its recent partnership with Netflix and
latest subscription number. PlayStation 3 and PlayStaiton Network offer a
comprehensive digital entertainment experience of its own.

Free Access/No Double Fees: Instead of paying for a separate monthly
Netflix subscription on top of an annual service fee for Xbox LIVE,
PlayStation Network users have free access to the content they want.

Video Content on the Go: One of the main value propositions of the
PlayStation Network's video delivery service is the ability to
transfer standard-definition content from the PS3 system to the PSP
system. For one price, consumers can transfer and view certain types
of content on multiple devices.

Faster Download Speeds: In a recent study by MTV Multiplayer,
PlayStation Network was found to be the fastest service for
downloading games amongst current consoles, whether through wired or
wireless connections.

Quality HD Experiences: PlayStation Network provides HD content
reliably without waiting for streaming connections that might not
ever be made.

Blu-Ray and Streaming: PlayStation 3's browser and Flash 9 support
allows users to easily stream content and watch videos through
internet sites on their TV's. Users can also download HD blockbuster
movies from the PlayStation Store or enjoy Blu-ray movies.

Relevant New Releases: The Rocker, Swing Vote, Traitor, Max Payne
(Unrated), Step Brothers, Eagle Eye, Mirrors (Unrated), Pride and
Glory, Dead Space, RocknRolla, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist,
Resident Evil: Degeneration

Please let me know if you have any questions.

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