Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) could be about to charge gamers a subscription fee to use the PlayStation Network (PSN). The proposal could see gamers being charged a monthly fee to receive unlimited PlayStation Portable (PSP) and PSone game downloads, according to our sister site CVG.
The story stems from a Sony questionnaire in Asia which asked PlayStation gamers whether they'd be prepared to pay a monthly fee.
The PlayStation Network is currently a rather feeble service in comparison to Microsoft's mighty Xbox Live. SCE will have to significantly improve things if it wants gamers to pay for the privilege of using the PSN.
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Luckily, paying for good service is something most gamers are prepared to do.