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HBO Go app coming to PS3 soon, PS4 to follow

Xav de Matos, @Xav

PlayStation will soon enter the HBO Go family, with apps for the service coming to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Home Box Office CEO Richard Plepler announced the news at the first Buzzfeed Brews event in New York.

With the app, HBO cable subscribers can enjoy unlimited on-demand content. According to a post on the official PlayStation Blog, the app is "coming soon" and will arrive first on PS3 before eventually making its way to the PlayStation 4. A timetable was not shared, but the announcement made mention of the impending fourth season of Game of Thrones, which will begin in April.

The Xbox 360 is currently the only video game console with HBO Go access, featuring special second-screen content alongside select videos.

Update: A prior version of this article noted a specific Xbox One app release date, no date has been finalized.

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