The PlayStation Universe is arguably one of the most significant online communities on the internet. For those that do not know, PlayStation Universe is a type of social networking and community that allows its users to create custom avatars, meet friends, and discuss game strategies, and more. However, the PlayStation universe’s creator says that North American servers should reappear within the next two days. The developer has provided an extended timeframe to make specific all servers are up and running before moving to the new North American servers.
This would be quite the shift for a game that has enjoyed great popularity. People would have been happy if the change had happened sooner. If the PlayStation Universe had only been available in Japan, it would have seemed like the company was trying to cash in on a successful franchise. Unfortunately, the release has been postponed indefinitely.
In a chat with Gamezebub, Sony Computer Entertainment America’s executive vice president and general manager, Don Mattrick, discussed the situation. According to him, there are a variety of reasons that the new PlayStation servers have been delayed. He did not provide any details but hinted that it might have something to do with the traffic amount that the servers are receiving. PlayStation users were excited at the possibility of interacting with other players around the world. The PlayStation brand is famous, and having millions of people access the network would provide a huge sales boost for the company.
The company decided to take this approach instead of launching the game in other markets due to the PS Universe’s unique features. For example, PlayStation users would get to “customize” their avatars, giving them a more personal feel. They would create avatars that look like famous sportscasters, movie actors, or any other type of figure. Those who would be playing with these characters would have a sense of connection with the community’s people.
This led to a “social” element to the PlayStation Universe. People would invite their friends and family over to play the game and participate in the community. This would be especially nice for families with younger children. A social network can bring people together. It can make them feel as if they are all “friends.” That’s what makes a social network an excellent idea for the PlayStation Universe.
People would have the option of sharing all of the same content. The only difference would be that they would see only their avatar instead of seeing their friends on the screen. This would allow people to keep up with their friends while also staying up to date on the newest games.
PlayStation Online had many issues when it first launched. The game was riddled with bugs and glitches. People were calling it the “PS2 Clunker.” However, Sony Computer Entertainment America finally got it working smoothly. They worked hard to resolve all of the issues that were being faced by their customers. This allowed PSO to introduce new games and introduce a new community.
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PlayStation Plus is Sony’s response to Xbox Live. It started as an optional subscription service for PlayStation 4, but PlayStation 5 owners must subscribe to play online. Subscribers also receive several benefits in addition to the ability to play cooperative and competitive games online.
PLAYSTATION PLUS FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
- Online multiplayer: PlayStation 4 owners can’t play online without a PlayStation Plus subscription. There are a handful of exceptions, like Final Fantasy XIV, but they’re sporadic.
- Free games: PlayStation Plus subscribers get a few free games every month. As long as you’re subscribed to PlayStation Plus, you own access to these games.
- Game discounts: Subscribers receive discounts on digital game purchases through the PlayStation Store.
- Timed game trials: These are full game trials that allow you to play for a limited amount of time.
- Cloud saves: Subscribers have the option to upload games save to Sony’s cloud storage. This will enable you to save a game on your console, sign in on a different console, and continue where you left off.
How to Sign Up For PS Plus Through PlayStation 4
You can also sign up directly through your console. Here’s how to sign up for PlayStation Plus using a PS4:
- Navigate to the PlayStation Store.
- Select PS Plus on the left menu.
- Select your preferred membership renewal period.
- Verify your subscription period and select Subscribe.
- Select Proceed to Checkout.
- Select Proceed to Checkout again.
- Add your credit card Details
- Select Confirm Purchase.
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So you want to be a video game journalist? Well, we have some good news and some bad news for you. The bad news is that everyone and their nephew wants to write about video games; the good news is that PSU may help you in your sweats.
We are happy to introduce PSU’s community of journalism. Our goal is to give wannabe game journalists a chance to learn about the industry and have their work read by thousands of people. Our editors will work with you to shine your writing, and if you have something interesting to say, we will make sure it’s in the primary location on PSU.com.
Here’s what we need from you: Thought-provoking features highlighting all things PlayStation, news with a unique twist, creative image captioning, interviews with industry professionals, reviews, coverage of industry events, and anything that highlights your passion for all this gaming. We will not accept reproduced work, so if you want to pitch us an article published elsewhere, it will not make the chopping block.
The system is quite essential. First, you must register with PSU and apply to be a part of the journalism community here. Please include a clean (no grammar or spelling errors) paragraph explaining what you can bring to the website. Showing off your killer writing abilities via samples is not required but will help your eligibility. Once you are in the community, you can start posting story ideas; if you can attend events, you can have more power! Everyone will get a chance to be published on the homepage, and the community will help determine what cuts.
So what’s in it for you? Not only will you gain experience and build your portfolio, but all members will be eligible for bonuses like free games, DLC, game swag, and of course, cash prizes. We want good work, and we are excited to help build a community of active and inspired game journalists.