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Reeves: Home Delayed Due To Non-Gaming Focus
So, why was PlayStation Home delayed? Sure, we know Sony desperately needed more time to improve the service, but that's a rather vague reason.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe boss David Reeves has elaborated on why they chose to delay Home, revealing that the decision was made due to a lack of focus towards gamers, and more of a focus towards advertisers and sponsors.
We've realized that maybe we were too ambitious with the non-gaming applications within Home, getting sponsors and stuff like that.
In that sense we were deserting gamers. So, we're concentrating on the gaming by launching games in Home, and attracting people who are into gaming in first - instead of the Nike people, or Adidas people who are into fashion and not necessarily into gaming.
Barring any last minute delays, the Home open BETA is set to launch this fall.
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