Philippines to have its own PSN store and local PS3

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Chris_Skylock, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. Chris_Skylock
    OP

    Member Chris_Skylock GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2008
    Messages:
    1,501
    Location:
    Philippines
    Country:
    Philippines
    [​IMG]

    Sadly, grey-market PS3s dont have warranty. these are sold thru ToyKingdom, DataBlitz, in Greenhills and in other malls near you.

    Atleast we have locally released PlayStation games like PSP and PS3.

    Philippines will have its own PSN Store and others to make it like the US/EU/JP/HK counterparts

    Pros:

    Locally released games (not made but locally purchased)
    Local PSN store
    Awesome Warranty

    Cons:

    I have no idea if the PS3 are more expensive than the one being sold in DataBlitz
    No PS3 fat

    It is rumored that PS3 are being sold as Php14,xxx or Php19,xxx or the worst case scenario of Php 21,xxx above

    http://www.sony.com.ph/microsite/PS2010/Pl...Newsletter.html
     


  2. YayMii

    Member YayMii hi

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2009
    Messages:
    4,882
    Location:
    that place
    Country:
    Canada
    Woah, that's $305 to $475 CAD. That's expensive (for right now at least).
    I don't remember if the Phils had their own console made specifically for their region (I went there, there were US PSPs, JP Wiis, AUS Xbox 360s, etc).
     
  3. naglaro00

    Member naglaro00 Mildly disturbed

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2009
    Messages:
    1,381
    Location:
    Pulse
    Country:
    Philippines
    LOL

    As if a lot of Filipinos buy PS3s
     
  4. Chris_Skylock
    OP

    Member Chris_Skylock GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2008
    Messages:
    1,501
    Location:
    Philippines
    Country:
    Philippines
    It's a sign that Sony is supporting Philippines by locally releasing their gaming consoles.

    WHere's Nintendo and Microsoft? I dont see anything except for grey products from them.

    Too bad we're leaving and cant buy Filipino released PS3. T_T

    I was planning to buy my own PS3 and Im happy it's made FOR Philippines
     
  5. YayMii

    Member YayMii hi

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2009
    Messages:
    4,882
    Location:
    that place
    Country:
    Canada
    I'm also pretty sure there's no console that supports Tagalog by default. This is a first.
     
  6. Chris_Skylock
    OP

    Member Chris_Skylock GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2008
    Messages:
    1,501
    Location:
    Philippines
    Country:
    Philippines
    I was wondering if it's locally made or locally distributed.

    If anyone who can buy a locally sold PS3 slim may want to update us with the language since Sony PH will have its own Philippine PSN store.

    reminds me of Nintendo Korea where the consoles and games are late except for Pokemon and some games
     
  7. Hop2089

    Member Hop2089 Cute>Hot

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2008
    Messages:
    3,810
    Country:
    United States
    Why can't we get fun promotions like this here in the US. Still the PS3 in the Philippians is a bit too expensive compared to the US and Japanese prices.
     
  8. Mei-o

    Member Mei-o Generic Asian Kid™

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2008
    Messages:
    860
    Location:
    Somewherewherewhere
    Country:
    Japan
    WHY DOES GLORIETTA HAVE TO BE SO FAR!? But I'm pretty skeptical about this...no one really buys PS3s over here, so support could seriously suck.



    And last, but DEFINITELY not the least, THEY BETTER BE WAY CHEAPER. The cheapest one I've seen so far, pre- PH release, is a 16k slim in Alabang Town Center.
     
  9. Hop2089

    Member Hop2089 Cute>Hot

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2008
    Messages:
    3,810
    Country:
    United States
    Hopefully the price will drop in a few weeks then sales would increase.
     
  10. R2DJ

    Member R2DJ GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2008
    Messages:
    1,900
    Location:
    London
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Now my friends and cousins over the Philippines can enjoy Little Big Planet. My cousin really wants that game, and now he can have one [​IMG]

    BTW are games gonna be NTSC or PAL???
     
  11. Hop2089

    Member Hop2089 Cute>Hot

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2008
    Messages:
    3,810
    Country:
    United States
    NTSC is supported in the Philippians.
     
  12. Mei-o

    Member Mei-o Generic Asian Kid™

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2008
    Messages:
    860
    Location:
    Somewherewherewhere
    Country:
    Japan
    Blu-ray my friend
     
  13. YayMii

    Member YayMii hi

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2009
    Messages:
    4,882
    Location:
    that place
    Country:
    Canada
    BTW, Blu-ray still comes in NTSC/PAL.
     
  14. Chris_Skylock
    OP

    Member Chris_Skylock GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2008
    Messages:
    1,501
    Location:
    Philippines
    Country:
    Philippines
    NOTE: From now on, Imported PS3 and other merchandised will be referred to as Grey products and Officially licensed products will be referred to as OFFICIAL PS3 and products.

    Grey PS3 is Php 18,000 in Rocksoftonline http://www.rocksoftonline.com/playstation-...lack-p-341.html
    but it's Php 14,xxx in Datablitz and in Greenhills

    Official PS3 has not yet confirmed but if you visit their Official stores, their TVs and other merchandise are a hell lot expensive than grey TVs and others.
     
  15. Splych

    Member Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

    Joined:
    May 19, 2008
    Messages:
    2,953
    Location:
    Canada, Ontario.
    Country:
    Philippines
    woah pricey...
    but nice. not much of my cousins play video games... and if the ones that do play are all playing DoTA xD.
     
  16. lolzed

    Member lolzed The GBAtemp Pichu

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2008
    Messages:
    2,466
    Location:
    There
    Country:
    Philippines
    this is stupid,Filipinos just pirate the games anyway,so why bother...though having PSN might be cool
     
  17. Chris_Skylock
    OP

    Member Chris_Skylock GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2008
    Messages:
    1,501
    Location:
    Philippines
    Country:
    Philippines
    Did the PS3 been hacked? No?!! Then there's your answer
     
  18. lolzed

    Member lolzed The GBAtemp Pichu

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2008
    Messages:
    2,466
    Location:
    There
    Country:
    Philippines
    PSP,you know it has PSN too right?Also it's hacked(kinda)but no one is taking up the challenge to make eh CFW,or whatever you wanna call it
     
  19. naglaro00

    Member naglaro00 Mildly disturbed

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2009
    Messages:
    1,381
    Location:
    Pulse
    Country:
    Philippines
     
  20. shakirmoledina

    Member shakirmoledina Legend

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2004
    Messages:
    6,611
    Location:
    Dar es Salaam
    Country:
    Tanzania
    psn seems like a better option than a specific ps3
    the idea here is tht they have actually thought of this idea seems tht ppl are getting impressed by sony gaming products which in the past seemed like trash
     

Share This Page