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Cross-game chat isn’t possible on PS3 due to RAM restrictions

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has explained why the oft-requested cross-game chat isn’t possible on PS3, Turns out, the main reason has something to do with memory restrictions.

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Cross-game Chat headlines

  • Quick Quotes: Sony on cross-game chat with Vita, no update on PS3

    “No, really not any new announcements to put on that. We know that it’s a huge thing out there. We have continued to do much R&D in the area, but we don’t have anything to announce right now.” – SCE Europe boss Andrew House on whether cross-game chat is still planned for PS3 or not […]

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  • House: Cross-Game Chat is a "side issue"

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe boss Andrew House has said that Cross-Game Chat is a “side issue”.

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  • Sony: Cross-game chat not part of PlayStation Plus [Update]

    Update: Sony has gotten back with us regarding cross-game chat being implemented in a future update. The response is below. Original: Cross Game Chat is not part of Sony’s PlayStation Plus service and was never intended to be, apparently.

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  • Rumour - Cross-game chat for PSN a "subscribers" feature

    According to this, OPM US are rumouring cross-game chat will be a premium feature for the PSN when Sony introduces a subscription plan for the service at some point in the year.

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  • PS Europe's James Thorpe wants cross-game chat

    PS3 firmware 3.10 may not contain cross-game chat, but PSN product manager James Thorpe wrote on the EU PS Blog that there is hope to cling to. “I wish I could just give you a date, I really do!! Trust me when I say that as soon as I hear from ‘up top’ I will […]

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  • EA and Sony deny PS3 cross-game voice chat feud

    Rumors over on the N4G forums state that PS3 cross-game voice chat’s being held back because of EA, which has supposedly threatened to pull support for PS3 should the service occur. To make a long story short, EA has confirmed to Kotaku that the allegations are false. “Not no-how, not no-way did that ever happen,” […]

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