Public Home spaces to be region-locked

Thursday, 17 July 2008 14:19 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Lordy. According to this PS3F story, Home’s public spaces are to be region-locked. From the piece:

If you want to meet up with your pals from abroad, then you’ll be able to invite them into your apartment, but warping into the game space to bowl or play chess is not possible. This is allegedly to make sure that each region receives an “experience most suited to their tastes” as well as, no doubt, to keep advertisers happy. The last thing they want is Europeans seeing an advert directed at Americans.

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