Man, remember when the Playstation Network went down in April/May 2011? I literally thought the world was going to come to an end. As a gamer, there is nothing I love more than being able to play online with my friends and other gamers across the world. I’m not going to lie and say that I’m not addicted to Call of Duty, well…because I sort of am. So when the network went down back in April, I had lost all respect for the PSN. I wasn’t able to play Call of Duty for a what felt like decades, but in actuality it was only a few weeks. But that outage had me wondering if the PSN would ever gain my respect, and make me a proud Ps3 owner again.
In order keep us consumers happy, Sony did give us some games back then since we survived that tragic ordeal. The free games they gave us were okay (Dead Nation was the only good one,) but I just felt like they really needed to give us something better. Since the outage, PSN has continued to add better full games for download and the Playstation Plus membership does seem to have it’s perks when it comes to game selections. I don’t have a Plus membership, but I still peruse the network in search of some cool free downloads. Beyond Good and Evil still isn’t free, but the full game is only $9.99 and I used to love playing it. I’ve got to admit the selection of games they offer for download is getting way better, but I think PSN has finally made us PS3 owners very proud. DC Universe Online is officially free for us beloved PS3 owners.
In October Sony and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that DC Universe Online was going to finally be free to play on PC and PS3. Dude, how effin’ spectacular is that?! I mean you actually get to download the game for free, and then basically become the hero or villain you always dreamed of being. I’m sold. I actually finally got around to downloading it a few days ago, which for some reason took like 8 hours! But it’s a 16gb file, so it’s a massive download. Yet, in the end it’s so worth it! If you happen to be one of those PS3 haters and a glorified Xbox 360 junkie, then you’re missing out! I know PSN may not be impressive to some, but it has finally truly made me proud to be a Ps3 owner.
I own all three major systems, but I’ve always been Team Ps3. I just love not having to pay for online fees and being able to have access to some pretty cool PS3 only games such as Little Big Planet, Uncharted, and DCUO (DC Universe Online.) I’m so glad that the game is finally free and I actually find myself getting caught up for hours flying around and leveling up to enhance my character’s powers. I never been big on MMORPG’s, but DCUO sure does have a spot in my heart. It’s such a mind blowing game, and if you don’t have it, then go download it from PSN! Oh and to all my fellow PS3 owners out there, be sure to add me on PSN @ Funk25
I’m off to go play DCUO online and fly around for hours, so I now declare this post complete! LOL….I’m telling you, the PSN has finally made me uber proud to be on team Ps3. Ah, it’s so amazing!
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