Sony Wants To Sell You Enhanced PS3 Online Access, Motion Controller

Sony’s two biggest announcements at video game summit E3 were of copycat efforts. By the end of the month the PS3 will start PlayStation Plus, a $50-a-year tier of its currently free online service that gives gamers a grab bag of free downloads and the ability to talk with other players online regardless of what game their playing — provided they’re also PlayStation Plus subscribers. It’s the company’s answer to pay-to-play Xbox Live. The first three months of PlayStation Plus are free.

Also, Sony’s Wii-wannabe motion controller, the Move, is coming in September and will cost $50.

PS3 owners, do you think you’ll partake in Sony’s new offerings?

E3 10: PlayStation Plus is coming at the end of the month [Destructoid]
This Changes Everything: PlayStation Move Available September 19, 2010 [PlayStation Blog]

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