Sony Announces the PlayStation Credit Card

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  1. GameWinner
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    GameWinner Take your heart

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    http://playstationlifestyle.net/2011/11/10/sony-announces-the-playstation-credit-card/
     
  2. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    And then their databases get hacked and people find out that Sony stored all their credit-card information in plain-text.
     
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  3. Nah3DS

    Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

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  4. FireGrey

    FireGrey Undercover Admin

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    Is this serious.
    Sony must be VERY stupid for trying this.
     
  5. emigre

    emigre An electric type pokemons

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    Is it wrong my first though was "I wonder what the interest rates are like?"
     
  6. KingVamp

    KingVamp Haaah-hahahaha!

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    Does this allow Sony to see all your purchases? :tpi:

    Wouldn't it be easier to make something similar to Club Nintendo( and just use the internet passes codes? :tpi:)

    Should be less info leak if hacked. :P
     
  7. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

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    Sony, you just gone darn goof'd.
     
  8. oxenh

    oxenh The most unknown member of GBAtemp

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    Sony will never learn the lesson
    this is just the more stupid thing that i never heard before
     
  9. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Guru

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    knowing sony, the back of the card will have a scratch off with the cardholder's pin number.

    sony tech 1: r u sure this is enough to protect users' information?
    sony tech 2: what r u talking about? no one can get through such a hi-tech security system--no one!
     
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  10. emigre

    emigre An electric type pokemons

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    I'm no genius here lads but I imagine this to be merely a Playstation branded Capitol One card. With Capitol One doing the credit card stuff.
     
  11. Magmorph

    Magmorph GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Spending $5000 to get $50 worth of PSN points really doesn't seem like a good deal to me.
     
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  12. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Guru

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    I just now tried to apply, but apparently they need a vial of my blood before they can process my request. :blink:
     
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  13. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    Japan and their blood types.
     
  14. smile72

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    I like Sony. But I don't want this credit card. Might in the future but not now.
     
  15. cris92x

    cris92x GBAtemp Fan

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    What The Fuck is what i first thought, only an idiot with a lot of money would get this. The interest rates are insane, you might as well get a regular credit card and the buy games with the money you save by not having a playstation credit card.
     
  16. junkerde

    junkerde Banned

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    I introduce my trap card, it steals and hacks playstaton credit cards and information from sony.
     
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  17. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    *Claps* inb4MoronsWhoDon'tEvenHaveASonyProductYetMoanAboutTheirSecurityOhWaitThey'reAlreadyHere this is the exact move that I expected them to do - a Credit Card that will not only have limited assets in case of another system breach, a card that will also "generate" free points as you use it.

    As stated earlier, the interests rates are high, but there's a reason behind this - it's a PLAYSTATION Credit Card, it's supposed to be used to buy PLAYSTATION products. You "put some money" on your CC, buy sh*t, put more money on your CC while your everyday CC isn't anywhere near the damn PS3 which happens to be a target for hackers from all around the world.
     
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  18. lostdwarf

    lostdwarf GBAtemp Maniac

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    PS fanboys are very stupid. They live for paid DLC. If a game comes on a disc that is complete - it will not sell. It must have the option to BUY new shit. Millions of them will think this is 'awesome'.
    Sony know this, and capitalone know sony knows this.
    sony playstation survives on rich stupid people.
    Nintendo know most people are clever. If they get this SHIT mostly for free, they buy more games. Nintendo credit card eshop and dsiware purchases are per item and no credit card info is ever saved. =safe =more people are happier to use it.


    these opinions are mine alone.
     
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  19. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    "Live in your world, become debt ridden in ours."
     
  20. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Guru

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    a playstation credit card? I think I'd be safer walking down the street while waving a thousand dollars in the air.
     
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