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Thread: PSKinect: PSN Alternative and Online Gaming Network for PS3

  1. #11
    barrybarryk Guest
    well a vast amount of games use the clients as the hosts only using PSN as the db for user details and as the middleman negotiating/policing connections. I'd have to agree that mmorpgs and the like that use central servers to host games will be extremely difficult to reverse engineer so I wouldn't bet on that sort that of support for a long time to come.

    But with the way the PSN is setup for multiplayer for games like COD it could be done with very few servers (and a minimal cost) as long as they are spread out properly.

  2. #12
    tonybologna Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by barrybarryk View Post
    any PSN replacement will require registration as without registration you can't have an account, without an account you can't have a unique login and without unique logins how would it tell users apart?
    True! My previous post stated this: And... your entire wallet including credit cards!

    I was talking about making us possibly pay for it on top of just registering.

  3. #13
    barrybarryk Guest
    ah ok sorry, i thought you thought it was suspicious they were making people register. my bad lol

  4. #14
    tonybologna Guest
    Well, from what I've been reading since posting last, it appears that we may be forced to pay for the service. I actually don't have a problem with that as long as it's not too much and runs smoothly.

    Heck, I've never had my PS3 on PSN anyhow. If they get a good solid service running I might even jump ship and got for it. I'd give it a try since it's not involved with Sony. That's as long as they aren't charging an arm and a leg for it.

  5. #15
    Ihatecompvir Guest
    It would be way easier if someone just made an app or a CFW with Xlink Kai built-in, similar to the Freestyle Dash for Xbox 360.

    This way, we could have online play without needing to be on PSN at all.

  6. #16
    tonybologna Guest
    But, doesn't Xlink have poor support for games? There's not many games covered. Maybe a CFW can be made with better game coverage but that's a big issue with Kai.

  7. #17
    Chivafighter Guest
    This is a very interesting concept and i like it, hope it isn't fake. I wonder how sony will take this hahaha.

  8. #18
    DaedalusMinion Guest
    It would require a LARGE amount of money to keep alive, mostly FAKE. Hope I'm wrong.

  9. #19
    tonybologna Guest
    You may be right! One of the current developers at PSKinect was on another forum just blatantly being smart & offensive about this possible service. Didn't like people asking questions and just not acting professional at all. Not the right way to introduce something new and gain support.

  10. #20
    bub16 Guest
    This would be amazing. I'm not going to get my hopes up though!

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