Sony issue a statement on 15 February that it will end its support for some of the PlayStation console and other devices. The PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita will not receive any further support from the company and many of other consoles support will be disconnected in march.
The Japanese company has taken this decision to focus on the PlayStation 4 and windows so the user interface and experience can be improved even further.The enhancement in these two platforms will help the company to gain extra revenue.
The service support will end from August 15, for PS3, Vita, as well for some of TV brands manufactured by Sony. This includes both Samsung and Sony Bravia TVs, and all Blu-ray players.
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List of the devices:
- PlayStation 3
- PlayStation Vita
- PlayStation TV
- All Sony Bravia TVs from 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
- All Sony Blu-ray players
- All Samsung TVs.
Sony further stated that ‘‘From 15th March 2017, you will no longer be able to sign up to PS Now through the affected devices. If your subscription lapses, you will be able to sign up again for the service on PS4 or PC”.
* PS Now will be discontinued on the following select 2016 Models starting on 15th May 2017: KD-100ZD9, KD-55XD8005, KD-49XD8005, KD-43XD8005, KD-55XD700x, KD-75ZD9, KD-49XD8099, KD-43XD8099, KD-49XD8305, KD-49XD700x, KD-65ZD9, KD-49XD8088, KD-43XD8088, KD-43XD8305, KD-50SD8005, KD-49XD8077, KD-43XD8077, KD-65XD750x