The PlayStation Store for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita will remain open for the time being. Sony announced it last month To close, but is now back after reviews from players who said they wanted to continue buying classic games.
“On closer inspection, it’s clear that we made the wrong decision. I’m happy to say that we are keeping the PlayStation Store operational for the PS3 and PS Vita consoles,” Gaming Chief Jim Ryan said in a comment. communicated. Blog.
However, the PlayStation Store for PlayStation Portable will close in July as planned. From that point on, device owners will no longer be able to purchase digital games through the online store. In addition to games, videos and DLC packs for games are no longer available for purchase.
Games purchased before the store closed can still be downloaded and replayed. Videos purchased previously will also remain accessible.
The PlayStation 3 appeared at the end of 2006. A total of 87 million copies have been sold. The 2004 PlayStation Portable has sold over 80 million copies. Its successor, the PlayStation Vita, is doing much less well. Sony has sold around ten million of them. It is not known how many people are still playing on the devices.