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PS3 Home to be released in September?

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So the UK Playstation website has a release date for Home listed… It says it will be released sometime between July 2007 and September 2007… well it’s got two weeks left :)..

Somehow I don’t expect it to be released in September but I have been wrong before and the rumours of Sony trying to hijack the Halo 3 launch have already been doing the rounds…

I still think they would be stupid to try and compete directly against Halo 3 with anything at the moment but hey I don’t run a multi billion dollar corporation (yet) so what do I know…

PlayStation Games & Media – Home

Last Updated: September 13, 2007

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  1. Milesh Bhana

    September 13, 2007 at 10:25

    hmm… “Sims On-line” vs Halo 3. That’s like starting a food fight during a nuclear launch 🙂

    meh! home is a daft idea anyway. Second Life tried it and failed horribly. There are loads of members registered, but most go on, create their persona, house whatever, then get bored and leave.

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  2. LazySAGamer

    September 13, 2007 at 10:38

    Milesh I have always thought Home was a complete waste of time but I am slowly changing my mind…

    I wanted to organise an online tournament that would be played in one day. However the problem is if I need to play someone after they finish their game I don’t know when they are going to be ready. If we could all be in one apartment it would be much easier to organise….

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  3. XennoX

    September 13, 2007 at 12:40

    I think that UK playstation website is seriously wrong. According to Sony’s Q&A section they are currently running the open beta phase, with it only going fully live in October.

    Link here: http://www.psxextreme.com/feature/160.html

    Also just like Second Life you have to pay real money to play, hmmm definitely not for me. Whatever happened to the PS Network being free to use?

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  4. abe

    September 13, 2007 at 12:57

    Firstly Second Life a failure??? WTF???
    That game has a higher real world revenue than most third world countries!
    Secondly since when is home gonna have a subscription?
    Sure there will be exclusive pay “events” and pay content but as far as I understand it, it will be free to use.

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  5. Milesh Bhana

    September 13, 2007 at 15:48

    “Firstly Second Life a failure??? WTF???
    That game has a higher real world revenue than most third world countries!”

    I stand corrected and my opinion was based on people I know who used Second Life stating that while they have a few million registered users, only a few are actually on there having left it once the initial novelty has worn off, leaving the world to be weirdly deserted with more shops than people.

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