Sony No Longer Shutting Down PS3 & PSVITA Stores, CEO Jim Ryan Admits "We Made The Wrong Decision"

19. april. 2021
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  • It's definitely good that Sony & PlayStation reacted to the feedback and did the right thing here, kudos, though I hope they have plans to implement more permanent game preservation and backwards/forwards compatibility solutions in the future. SURPRISE MECHANICS (MERCH): PATREON: TWITTER: TOP PATRONS [BIG BOSS] - Charlie Galvin - DatadyneExecutive - Devon B - Jonathan Ball - Joseph Lavoie - WECKmaster329 - Zergling50 [BOSS] - Gerardo Andrade - Joe Hunt - MD archenangel - Michael Redmond - Peter Vrba - Sarano - Shepard Gaming - skyrimfan14 - Time Dragonlord [LEGENDARY] - BattleBladeWar - NEO JASON VAMP - The Brothers Tiegs - Theron Webb - Yue

    YongYeaYongYea27 dager siden
    • @Big TRAV they can but so can we the punters no more PlayStation console for me, if they don't care why should we

      Baz Out Of HellBaz Out Of Hell25 dager siden
    • But...They are a private company, they can do what they want.... "Our Democracy." Hypocritical mob rule...

      Big TRAVBig TRAV25 dager siden
    • Right Sony so now can you get your heads out your a**es and fix that ps4 7 year clock cock up, you know the one that is also been reported it could be a ps5 problem as well, Xbox it is then

      Baz Out Of HellBaz Out Of Hell25 dager siden
    • basically if no one talks about it stick ,, if ppl talks about it we reverse is and become the heros of them ppl we tryn to screw ,, ''win win for me'' SONY

      sam fellsam fell26 dager siden
    • What is with the .'s?

      Luke VLuke V26 dager siden
  • 3:58 Well to be fair it DID work with paramount pictures, so this is the second time....

    MDBSONICMDBSONIC3 dager siden
  • Jailbreaking is still an option but f the company stops supporting their console.

    Burhan BudakBurhan Budak6 dager siden
  • Even though they reversed this decision, this is why piracy and emulation exist. If you cannot have backwards compatibility, nor onboard/downloadable emulation in your console OS then the online store essentially has a life span of 7-9 years. With all of this said, there is more and more reasons to move to PC and stay there.

  • MW2 servers are still shit can't find any public lobbies. Only private matches

    hamajangzhamajangz13 dager siden
  • Will psn still be free on it?

    WhiteWolf OfDarknessWhiteWolf OfDarkness13 dager siden
  • So psp going to be shut down completely or just a store?

    PantherSoulsPantherSouls14 dager siden
  • I can understand shutting down the PSP store considering you can buy PSP games on Vita. But still why did they even consider shutting down the PS3/Vita store?!

    BloodylaserBloodylaser18 dager siden
  • Thanks because they better tf not

    I An II An I19 dager siden
  • Yup. Typical scare tactic scam shit.

    Abigdummy4lifeAbigdummy4life21 dag siden
  • So are there any psp digital only games that are worth getting?

    ExcaliburTF93ExcaliburTF9321 dag siden
  • I'm pleased but I'm also suspicious. These people don't do things out of the goodness of their heart. Either they planned to backstep, to give the illusion that they 'care' what we think. Or, a surge in spending on the ps3 store made them think they could milk just a little bit more.

    LegendaryPlankLegendaryPlank21 dag siden
  • Just one question: Why isn't the official pro dev kit free yet?

    palmshootpalmshoot21 dag siden
  • Yay! My PS3 survives!

    Hawking ChairHawking Chair21 dag siden
  • They would be loosing money hand over fist if they closed. To this day I'll still go to the store via my PS3 to download an old expensive PS2 or PS1 game at shovelware prices. Plus all the DLC for your tripple A PS3 games. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm gonna play my dowloaded copy of God Hand I saved $320 on.

    nunavyour biznasnunavyour biznas22 dager siden
  • “We made the wrong decision” Yeah, I think the correct response here is “No Shit”.

    Daniel VelkerDaniel Velker22 dager siden
  • It’s Ironic how PlayStation made a limited edition ps4 that looks like a PS1 in celebration of their history but the ps4 is not backwards compatible

    Johnnyc56Johnnyc5622 dager siden
  • Thank you Jesus God! I love you Playstation Fans. Thank you for your ranting and backlash at Sony for doing this BS to us. It's because of you the gaming fans, we saved The PS3 and PS Vita Stores. I need to get my PS3 fixed anyway and need to buy a PS Vita to play a game with a lot of DLC. Again, thank you fans for making Sony change their minds! 💖👍

    Rosemma GutierrezRosemma Gutierrez22 dager siden
  • 3:06 "So, I'm glad we were able to find a solution to continue operations." --- What solution is Jim Ryan talking about?

    VivaViva22 dager siden
  • Doesn't fix the fact that their consoles have internal batteries that eventually make them unusable. They have already lost my money until they fix a few other issues

    Paul KlingenbergPaul Klingenberg22 dager siden
  • Recently, we notified players that PlayStation Store for PS3 and PS Vita devices was planned to end this summer. Upon further backlash, however, it’s clear that this decision would harm our brand image. So today I begrudgingly accept that we will be keeping the PlayStation Store operational for PS3 and PS Vita devices. PSP commerce functionality will retire on July 2, 2021 as planned. When we initially came to the decision to end purchasing support for PS3 and PS Vita, it was born out of a number of factors, including insufficient financial returns on commerce support for older devices and the ability for us to focus more of our resources on newer devices where we make more money. We see now that many of you are incredibly delusional about being able to continue purchasing classic games on PS3 and PS Vita until we let all the licenses expire, so I guess we had to find a solution to continue operations. We obviously give zero fucks about keeping our history alive for gamers to distract themselves from more lucrative titles with, while we continue to create absurdly expensive new game bundles for PS4, PS5, and the next generation of VR instead of expanding existing backwards compatibility technology to be usable with more than 26 titles. Please never make a huge stink on Twitter like this again - we'd rather ignore and continue to milk dry our PlayStation community. There, I fixed your blog post

    Icarus GamingIcarus Gaming23 dager siden
  • This guy, never makes a video below 10min, even if it’s just a single tweet he’s reading

    fx027fx02723 dager siden
  • if only Nintendo did this with the Wii. if people enough people threw backlash at Nintendo before the Wii shop shut down imagine what would have happened.

    SmileySmiley23 dager siden
  • I still love my vita myself. I only dont play on it as much as i play most on pc, then switch, then ps4, then vita.

    DiaborMagicsDiaborMagics23 dager siden
  • OH THANK GOD!!!!!!

    Mascãdá Del PántiònMascãdá Del Pántiòn23 dager siden
  • I need to buy on store is Alien shooter and its DLC and the problem is if i buy the psn code physically will it failed redeeming it?

    Meat the MarcMeat the Marc23 dager siden
  • "Well well, color me surprised. Pleasantly surprised." You and me both, my dude!

    omegagilgameshomegagilgamesh23 dager siden
  • Am very Happy with this news.

    kemuaelkemuael23 dager siden
  • They have to. A good chunk of the fanbase will not be confident in buying anything if this is still a problem. Especially since the majority of consoles nowadays want to move to digital as well. If they finally get backwards compatibility for newer consoles especially on digital? It at least helps with the issue.

    Noli LadoNoli Lado23 dager siden
  • As someone who is broke as hell and bought all the games I thought I was never going to see again, only for them to step back on this decision, I am pissed.

    ClaudiClaudi24 dager siden
  • Thank goodness, there's still PS3 games I've always wanted to play, probably difficult to find physical copies now but I now know I don't have to worry about rushing to download online and buy some memory storage. Good job playstation community. Wish Nintendo did the same *ahem* Mario limited anniversary *ahem*

    Gabriel TorresGabriel Torres24 dager siden
  • But will psp games on the vita store that can be played on the vita still be available?

    Scott PowersScott Powers24 dager siden
  • Well, internet. We did it again. We're safe.... For Joe

    Nicholas DavidNicholas David24 dager siden
    • @Nicholas David 😂

      VexozapVexozap24 dager siden
    • *now Fuck

      Nicholas DavidNicholas David24 dager siden
  • I wonder if they planned on continued support the whole time but did this as a stunt to get people praising them.

    9 69 624 dager siden
  • Vita means Life, i love the PSVita, i currently own three Playstation Vitas, i should probably buy a Playstation TV. And i have six PS3's three are Backwards compatible, one them is unfortunately broken.

    SmartFoxSmartFox24 dager siden
  • Likely had a threat of lawsuits. That would be the only reason for them to go back on it. Its not because people were upset. It was the threat of lawsuits from developers still using stores who they didn't notify.

    TorchBearer90TorchBearer9024 dager siden
  • Good news

    Enyemberth DuarteEnyemberth Duarte24 dager siden
  • So.... how can I buy psp digital games legally? Can’t do it online

    La Manga NostraLa Manga Nostra24 dager siden
  • I was crying when I heard they would keep the store open

    FeinsanityFeinsanity24 dager siden
  • I am shocked that they even listened

    Ando CommandoAndo Commando24 dager siden
  • That's great news! Unfortunately, I already went on a shopping spree on PS3 and bought a ton of games. :D

    RetroGamingNinjaRetroGamingNinja24 dager siden
  • I cancel my PS vita purchase WOW

    FryanneFryanne24 dager siden
  • ow we are sorry to close the store when we can make more money Sony won made Money so by mistake made more money by fomo

    Kim van loockeKim van loocke24 dager siden
  • Cool publicity stunt sony 👏

    Jorge TarzanJorge Tarzan24 dager siden
  • i have psp 1000, two ps vitas, a PS3 and ps5,, why? psp 1000 for the mods and homebrew. vita for all the classics... ps3 because.. you done fucked up the cell chip sony !!!!!! and ps5 because i have money, that all... you fuck up the store, you take clasic games from us.

    euroovca25euroovca2524 dager siden
  • I'm happy for the change but... In my tfs shenron voice: I can't wait to see how Sony will eff this one up...!!! PlayStation fans: Wait what....??? SCEA: Your wish has been granted!!!

    jjay8319jjay831924 dager siden
  • The ps3 is a fantastic console!

    Stevie WotsaStevie Wotsa24 dager siden
  • Thank the Maker for that, and hope they also bring back servers for games like Acecombat: Infinity

    chichiboypumpichichiboypumpi24 dager siden
  • Why do they not do PS3, PS4, PS5 store to one store? Would not be that easier?

    Roronoa ZoroRoronoa Zoro25 dager siden
    • @Vexozap all PlaySation consoles should have one store.. ... some thing like App Store or Android store.. Where all smartphone have same store!

      Roronoa ZoroRoronoa Zoro23 dager siden
    • They did, on the website and app. Then they killed support for it 😓

      VexozapVexozap24 dager siden
  • I feel like this is a situation where Sony just waits until the uproar would be less and while the majority are looking at the shiny in front of them they'll pull the rug anyway

    freerichie25freerichie2525 dager siden
  • Yep. Hey there Activision Blizzard, you've got some examples to learn from.

    Ming ChiMing Chi25 dager siden
  • Should look at the shady stuff happening on psstore on the ps4, a amount of previous EA games can only bought if you have EA play subscription, at least in my country. If i prefer fifa 19 i cant buy it without a subscription.

    AkantorAkantor25 dager siden
  • Did you see Linus Tech Tips video on Right to Repair? Think you can elevate that cause? I bet you could!

    Simian LogicSimian Logic25 dager siden
  • Man, that CMOS thing is just like playing your fav games with a gun pointed to your ps4, and will trigger eventually.

    Rodrigo SeratiukRodrigo Seratiuk25 dager siden
  • Theres really nothing on the PS3 store I want or all ready have.Alot of ps3 games and exclusives got remastered for ps4.The ps3 store is useless theres nothing new on it.All the games are old and almost every ps3 game has shit framrate

    Robert BellRobert Bell25 dager siden
  • This is better, but I'll still be keeping a close eye on Sony. I've seen too many companies back down on their promises to drop my guard down easily.

    IAteItGuyIAteItGuy25 dager siden
  • I wonder, could the CMOS issue secretly be a form of planned obsolescence? You know, the atrocious practice of intentionally sabotaging your product, so that after a designated period of time the consume has to buy the new version.

    zecusezecuse25 dager siden
  • I just hope the PS4 last long enough to enjoy re village for a couple months.

    JustinJustin25 dager siden
  • I just started a new game of mgs4 on my ps3. Thinking it may be one of the last times

    JustinJustin25 dager siden
  • Honestly this gives me more of a reason to finally move to pc 😅

    peter lepeter le25 dager siden
  • If only Nintendo was this nice at listening to its users like Sony.

    JediPeaceWalkerJediPeaceWalker25 dager siden
  • Oh thank god. I don't know what I would've done with my *modded* PS3 and PSVita. wait a sec-

    No PeNo Pe25 dager siden
  • And everyone game Microsoft so much flak over increasing the price of Xbox Live. This was way worse and it took Sony significantly longer to address. Ouch. Glad for everyone that they reversed course, on both counts.

    88onewingangel88onewingangel25 dager siden
  • Nice, now obsolete systems can remain operational for longer

    Xavier GonçalvesXavier Gonçalves25 dager siden
  • .... I still play skate 3 and battle feild 1943 on line with ps3 still 👍.....

    tan j maztan j maz25 dager siden
  • Wait so PSP is still getting shutdown

    Seth MolebashSeth Molebash25 dager siden
  • Am I the only one who feel this was likely planned? Like they knew there’d be people rushing to buy games off of the PS store, making them sudden rush of money within a short amount of timespan and all that?

    123RADIOactive123RADIOactive25 dager siden
  • If only Nintendo could learn from this. I remember calling customer service and someone from the company told me they discontinued the Wii/DS shops and Nintendo Wi-Fi connection because number of users declined rapidly after the release of the 3DS. Understandable, but there's still people that used these features back then and really misses them.

    ElectroBlastLuigiElectroBlastLuigi25 dager siden
  • Get that 7 year clock fiasco sorted Sony, also reports that ps5 could suffer this mess up as well

    Baz Out Of HellBaz Out Of Hell25 dager siden
  • Glad they walked it back and eventually made the right call.

    SilentShoresSilentShores25 dager siden
  • Come on, Sony. That was a whole new low for you, dont stoop to the US American style of running a business. Seriously....

    Stephen PatersonStephen Paterson25 dager siden
  • Honestly, I think the risk of some class action lawsuits was what made them change their minds rather than " fan backlash" .

    SynkhanSynkhan25 dager siden
  • “We made the wrong decision.” Yeah, no shit. What was your first clue?

    Avadok SoremAvadok Sorem25 dager siden
  • i think money talk with sony 🤑🤑🤑🤑

  • sony need lesson to know right sony legacy 😋😛🍋

  • They're just going to do it later. I give sony no credit

    Alarad RouxAlarad Roux25 dager siden
  • just add ps1-ps3 games on the ps5 and have 4k support and hdr with 60fps

    FuиKyFuиKy25 dager siden
  • "Sony No Longer Shutting Down PS3 & PSVITA Stores" *PSP* : What about me! *Sony* : ....who are you again?

    Wako DoodleWako Doodle25 dager siden
  • Sony needs to do SOMETHING to let us play our Old Games, let me play Metal Gear Solid Ps1 Disc on the Ps5, let us play these Discs on the Ps5, all Ps1, Ps2, and Ps3.

    wolverinewolverine25 dager siden
  • It's more that they saw people buying a ton of the stuff before it would all close down, so they decided to let it stay (for now anyways) for all that panic money.

    VulcanicVulcanic25 dager siden

    Mitchell AlexanderMitchell Alexander25 dager siden
  • Ol' Jim heard "we won't be able to BUY classic games" he doesn't care about us being able to play our antique games, and Sony still needs to update the firmware on the PS Vita, PS3 so that we don't loose the ability to play our games when the PSN goes down or batteries die/

    MrB3RTMrB3RT25 dager siden
  • Cool now give us a new handheld console

    Future TrunksFuture Trunks25 dager siden
  • Kool, but how about them refunding all those digital games and DLC paid off back to the consumers who paid for them. Or they could refund the money but in ps funds to use in the PS5, it may be losing something but gaining something in return for those purchases

    BoryBory25 dager siden
  • Anyone BESIDES me think this was just a calculated move and they knew *exactly* what they were doing with this? (I’m glad either way, but that’s still scummy)

    Jey TeeJey Tee25 dager siden
  • The 7 people who own a ps vita get to play games again

    merelyanillusionmerelyanillusion25 dager siden
  • I'm not impressed, give it another year or two and they'll announce this shut down all over again but by then they'll have enough PS5 games released and more in the pipeline that it wont matter to the higher ups anymore.

    JoE StuffJoE Stuff25 dager siden
  • I bet Sony got a bunch of money for that STUNT ,LOL GOOD ONE

    Darnell PeekDarnell Peek25 dager siden
  • Sadly PS4 communities are gone.

    KyrienaKyriena25 dager siden
  • Why dont we also talk about Nintendo Shuting down 3ds and Wiiu servers on some parts of the world ?

    Julián AldereteJulián Alderete25 dager siden
  • This only became a thing because it was announced. Next time, it won't be. Back up your stuff.

    PerformaPerforma25 dager siden
  • The sad thing is: my first thought was something like "This was the plan from the start! They were waiting for the backlash to backpaddle and make it look like they care about what we think!" So basically my trust in Sony has gone so low even if they do something good, I instantly suspect something bad about it.

    GachaMarvGachaMarv25 dager siden
  • So will there gonna be discounts on ps3 games?

    E AE A25 dager siden
  • I'm not gonna Lent on Sony they got me 30 suspension for responding to trash talker that he satltt rjjen iihe

    Viral MalicerViral Malicer25 dager siden
  • "Vox populi, vox dei" it seems, tho im not religious person. Likewise, i am surprised. Now that they've shown their hand we know they wanna do it and they will. The sooner just became the later. Give em a year or two. It's inevitable.

    tyraelpltyraelpl25 dager siden
  • Microsoft made them do an about face. This is why competition is good for all of us

    pistolchimppistolchimp25 dager siden
  • People, please don't take this as indication that Sony is reversing course on its bs. The talent exodus is real, and SIE's focus is still completely removed from the ways in which it built its reputation in the 90s and early 00s. This is a western corporation now prioritizing casual cinematic games for a specific type of western audience. They haven't addressed the CBOMB lockout for both digital and physical games across PS4 and PS5 either, and Sony still reserves the right (per their ToS, which hasn't changed) to deny you access to your purchases and console functionality at any given time.

    12ealDeal12ealDeal25 dager siden
  • Getting some flashbacks of when Xbox wanted to up the cost of their Gold subscription. Look at how badly that idea flopped.

    Jim's Gaming CaveJim's Gaming Cave25 dager siden
  • It’s all mind games

    Sam LimSam Lim25 dager siden
  • If just they would have kept the Community feature on the Ps4 too

    PERSSON9298PERSSON929825 dager siden