If you are a TV-holic, you would like to know that your console just turned into a TV powerhouse with PlayStation Vue; a cloud based TV streaming service.
Andrew House, president and chief executive officer of Sony Computer Entertainment said that they planned to turn everyday TV into something extraordinary with their service:
PlayStation Vue reinvents the traditional viewing experience so your programming effortlessly finds you, enabling you to watch much more of what you want and search a lot less. PlayStation Vue brings the best of live TV and a robust catalog of the latest content, always keeping you connected to what’s popular, new and trending.
Today’s announcement builds on the historic success of PlayStation 4 and demonstrates what our company is capable of when we embrace disruption and stay true to gamers.
PlayStation Vue service is boasting of ease of access to your favorite shows, a search and explore feature to find your favorite programs, as well as the ability to catch up on what you have missed. You will also be allowed to save your favorite shows on the cloud.
The current network partners of Sony include all of CBS, 18 Discovery Communications brands, everything FOX offers you, local NBC offers, Bravo, CNBC, E!, NBCSN, Oxygen, Sprout, Syfy, USA Network, HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, PALLADIA, Spike, VH1 and many more!
This month a selection of users are going to be given access to the beta phase while the PlayStation Vue is going to be launched something in the first quarter of 2015.