April 11, 2008
Enhanced PLAYSTATION Store Launches on April
Redesigned with Improved Interface for Easier
Navigation New Content Available — Metal Gear Solid Online Beta Trial Launches
On 15th April, the new look PLAYSTATION Store,
the online content store on PLAYSTATION Network launches; bring with it improved
navigation, more functionality and a whole raft of new content.
The revamp comes in response to a survey last
year which showed that many PLAYSTATION Store users wanted a better interface
and easier navigation. The new design will deliver a hugely improved navigation
system, much greater scope for categorization and a dynamic new user interface.
To accompany the launch, the PLAYSTATION Store
will see an exciting selection of content available from 17th April, consisting
of the launch of the Metal Gear Online Premiere Beta, building up to the launch
of the next chapter in one of PlayStation’s most loved franchises, Metal Gear
Solid: Guns of the Patriots. Also available will be Warhawk: Operation Broken
Mirror, a great new addition to the hugely popular Warhawk experience and Lair:
Diabolical Dragons Pack and Skyguard Upgrade pack, offering new and exciting
features and functions. There will also be a collection of trailers including
the latest for GTA IV, as well as a Sega Superstars tennis demo.
The PLAYSTATION Store revamp will not affect
PLAYSTATION Network accounts or the virtual wallet system.