Sony PlayStation Home to get redesign

Redesign will see a a focus on gaming and social media

Remember PlayStation Home? Sony's own virtual world for social interaction etc, well they've decided to give it a new lick of paint

Sony is planning to overhaul PlayStation Home, the virtual world in which PS3 users can interact with other players, play games and use social media.

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The overhaul is in place to make games the new focus after Sony noticed it was losing users to social networking sites, alone with a change in ethos it'll also get a new location. Called 'The Hub' the new HQ that will greet users will not be unlike a train terminal, with games, user-generated content and challenges all built into the design of the building.

It's an interesting design, the platforms representing gateways to games and challenges, with a transit station being a perfect metaphor as a 'hub' for branching out. Of course whether it'll catch on will remain to be seen with Sony planning to launch the updated PlayStation Home later this year.

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Source: MCV