PlayStation Cloud Based TV Service Vue Launched By Sony
Sony, take the popularity of its PlayStation gaming consoles to the next level by launching a cloud based TV streaming service called PlayStation Vue. Sony has over 20 million PS4 console and 80 million PS3 users and wants to exploit this reach through its subscription based TV service Vue.
Sonys PlayStation Vue cloud-based TV service has been officially launched in three cities, namely, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago. The monthly price for this life and content related TV service is fixed at $49.99 for the time being. The PlayStation Vue is the latest web-based TV services to hit the World Wide Web in the recent months. Sony is looking to exploit its PlayStation gaming console user base and is hoping that the intern television experiment clicks well in the market.
The PlayStation Vue offers its subscribers with a mixture of live as well as on-demand content from its users of a program from popular cable networks like CBS, FOX, NBC and Discovery Communications. Sony through its "virtually unlimited" DVR is looking to take the TV streaming experience of the users on the web to a different level.
With the DVR management, consumers will be able to store their favorite show on "My shows" option and the Vue will store every episode that is currently aired on TV through the Catch Up or On Demand feature. At present, there are 85 channels made available on PlayStation Vue that also includes local broadcasts.
Sony is now offering the PlayStation Vue TV streaming service free for the first seven days and is looking to offer top quality entertainment solution to every household that has PlayStation 3 and 4 gaming consoles. Sony might soon find a tough competition in the streaming TV market as Apple is also looking to come out with new TV streaming packages of its own.