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Fri, May 02, 2008 | 07:35 BST
As previously rumoured, Kaz Hirai will be giving a talk at the SCEE PlayStation Day, as a rep has just confirmed.
“Yes he is,” a SCEE spokesperson told videogaming247 this morning when asked if the Sony super-boss was going to be at the event. “He’s going to be doing a talk.”
David Reeves will also be at the event, said the rep.
SCEE doesn’t want to reveal what’s going to be shown at the event in terms of software and services just yet, so you’ll have to wait for that, but if Hirai’s going to make the journey you can expect fireworks.
The SCEE PlayStation Day is being held in London on the evening of Tuesday, May 6.
Tue, Apr 22, 2008 | 21:45 BST
SCEA’s just confirmed that Home has been pushed back again. The closed beta will now continue through the summer, with an open beta beginning in the autumn.
“We understand that we are asking PS3 and prospective PS3 users to wait a bit longer, but we have come to the conclusion that we need more time to refine the service to ensure a more focused gaming entertainment experience than what it is today,” said SCE boss Kaz Hirai.
“Our overarching objective is to provide users with new gaming experiences that are available only on PlayStation Home. Spending more time on the development and on the Closed Beta testing reaffirms our commitment to bringing a quality service, maintaining the PlayStation tradition.”
More people are going to be taken on for the closed beta, apparently. No specific date’s been given for the open beta. Didn’t Harrison say Home was going to release in autumn 2007?