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HBO GO Available on PS4 Later Today

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Mar 03, 2015

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We know you’ve been looking forward to this day. We are excited to announce that the HBO GO app for PS4 will be ready to download later today.

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Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Theme

Get a free Everybody's Gone to the Rapture theme for your PS4.

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HBO GO Hits PS3 Starting Today

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Mar 04, 2014

HBO

In January, HBO CEO Richard Plepler announced that the popular HBO GO app would be coming to PlayStation 3. We know you’ve been patiently waiting and today I’m excited to announce that HBO GO will be available for PS3 owners starting later today.

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HBO GO for PS3 Coming Soon, PS4 to Follow

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Jan 16, 2014

HBO GO

Earlier this evening at the inaugural Buzzfeed Brews event in New York City, HBO CEO Richard Plepler announced that HBO and PlayStation have partnered to offer the popular HBO GO app − first on PlayStation 3, with PlayStation 4 to follow.

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13 Digital Entertainment Apps on PS4 at Launch

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Nov 07, 2013

PS4

We know you’ve been waiting anxiously for PS4 to finally arrive and we have exciting news to share with you today. Starting Day One, a number of your favorite digital entertainment services like Netflix and Amazon Instant Video will be available with more coming soon.

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Introducing EPIX For PS3 and PS Vita: Movies, Concerts, Sports and More

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Jan 03, 2013

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At PlayStation, we’re always looking for new opportunities to give our fans the best entertainment options on our devices. Today we’re proud to share that EPIX, the premium entertainment network, will bring its library of more than 3,000 new release and classic feature films, world-class concerts, comedy specials, sports, and other original programming to PS3 and PS Vita owners across the U.S. this year. Select events and other special content from EPIX original programming will be offered exclusively to PS3 and PS Vita owners.

In case you’re not familiar, EPIX is currently available across cable and satellite TV providers, online, and via other devices.

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PS3 is #1 for Netflix Streaming in the Living Room

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Dec 04, 2012

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It’s official: More people stream Netflix content to their televisions via PS3 than any other device worldwide. This is a major milestone, and one we’re particularly proud of considering the myriad Netflix-compatible streaming devices on the market, from other gaming consoles to smart TVs and internet-connected set-top boxes.

To demonstrate why our partnership has been so valuable for both PlayStation owners and Netflix users, we asked Netflix CEO Reed Hastings a chance to offer some further insight:

“PS3 is our largest TV-connected platform in terms of Netflix viewing, and this year, at times, even surpassed the PC in hours of Netflix enjoyment to become our number one platform overall…

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Dr Who: Free Episodes, Season Sales and More

Attention Whovians: Binge for less before Season 9 premieres. Who-curious? Pick up free episodes - only on PS Store.

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DIRECTV’S NFL Sunday Ticket Returns to PS3, Launches in September

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Aug 29, 2012

NFL Sunday Ticket

Hello PlayStation Nation!

NFL SUNDAY TICKET is returning in time for the NFL‘s regular season opening weekend on September 9th.

All existing DIRECTV subscribers who have the NFL SUNDAY TICKET MAX plan will be able to download the PS3 application from PlayStation Network for free, and live stream every out-of-market NFL football game every Sunday afternoon this season in full HD.

In addition, you will have access to DIRECTV’S the RED ZONE CHANNEL at no additional charge. RED ZONE delivers the final yards of every scoring drive and other exciting moments from all Sunday afternoon games as they happen, and it’s a great way to stay on top of the day’s highlights.

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The Laugh Factory App Coming to PS3 September 1st

Posted by Phil Rosenberg on Jul 18, 2012

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Hi PlayStation.Blog readers! I hope you’re ready for some big laughs, because there’s a brand new app coming to PS3 called The Laugh Factory LIVE. It’s the first live comedy application available on any console, and it’s coming exclusively to PlayStation 3.

Comedy aficionados may recognize the Laugh Factory name. The Hollywood-based club has hosted some of the best talent in the business over the years — recent acts include names like Dave Chappelle and Dane Cook, for example — the number of high-caliber comedians who have have performed at the Laugh Factory is second to none. With The Laugh Factory LIVE, you’ll be able to relive some of the best moments of the club’s past, as well as watch live comedy performances, right from your PlayStation 3.

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