These days, there are any number of reasons to jump into the PlayStation Home service; we've already seen a myriad of updates and enhancements.

But here's another little bonus: most of you won't be able to watch Sony's E3 press conference on Tuesday, simply because you ain't invited to the show. However, there are multiple ways of viewing it live around the Internet and perhaps best of all, SCEA has just confirmed that the conference will be viewable from within Home! Sony's James Gallagher confirmed as much over at the official EU PlayStation Blog, where he posted up a comment to an E3 article. The conference can be seen at a new space inside the online social community; it'll be called the "Presentation Podium." Sure, you can go watch it all by your lonesome over at GameSpot or something, but isn't it much more fun to gather with fellow gamers and friends and watch the big announcements roll out? Won't it just be downright hilarious to see the virtual reaction of hundreds of people when Sony reveals an official release date for God of War III ? Of course, you could just keep your eyes glued to PSX Extreme, where we will be tossing up the relevant news articles minutes after the info has escaped a speaker's lips. Up to you.

Anyway, these days, online communication has advanced to the point where just about everyone can get in on the fun. And it makes perfect sense for Home users to be able to see this important conference.

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TheHighlander
TheHighlander
12 years ago

Excellent! Thanks Ben, I'd asked about this in a previous comments section, but I think it feel off the current page so quickly you may have missed it. I had an inkling this might be the case, it's exactly what Home is designed for = multi-casting.

Powershifter
Powershifter
12 years ago

Last edited by Powershifter on 5/29/2009 11:13:12 AM

dfoz3
dfoz3
12 years ago

Have the announced what time the conference will be taking place?

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
12 years ago

It's 11 a.m. PDT.

Powershifter
Powershifter
12 years ago

so that would be 2:00pm EST?

dfoz3
dfoz3
12 years ago

Thanks Ben, and lame… 🙁

I will be at jury duty, and I doubt they will have wifi so I can pick it up on my ipod touch. Oh well, every site will have a downloadable version that I can watch later.

packersfan66
packersfan66
12 years ago

gotta love 3:00 atlantic time here. Right when i get home from school

fluffernutter
fluffernutter
12 years ago

@ dfoz3, your courthouse should have wifi. The ones over here do.

tridon
tridon
12 years ago

Yeah, the time is the big factor here. If it happens during daytime hours, then unfortunately I'm at work and I can't necessarily make it on to my PS3. I'm not really sure I'd go on Home to see all the E3 updates, anyway. I went on there the other day and it was running slower than paint drying. I don't exactly have the patience for it.

Itdoesntmatter
Itdoesntmatter
12 years ago

This sounds awesome!!!!! I will be there for sure…with my ps3 crew

DGo8
DGo8
12 years ago

Im sure there will be a few more people logging in to home on tuesday…cant wait bring on the news!!!

DGo8
DGo8
12 years ago

P.S anyone know what time its happening?

Powershifter
Powershifter
12 years ago

read the comments above you ..

Robochic
Robochic
12 years ago

Can't wait i'll be there 🙂

Karosso
Karosso
12 years ago

Ha! very cool!!!!!!

coldbore
coldbore
12 years ago

that is such a good idea, what a great way to get people using home, last year i couldnt watch it till it was uploaded to youtube because my computer is too laggy, they should do stuff like this more often

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
12 years ago

Hell yeah!!!

I will so be there!
This is what PSHOME is for haha, E3 madness!

Hexen
Hexen
12 years ago

I usually watch G4 for E3 stuff but I might drop in at Home first to see if it's watchable and if it's good quality.

shindelion
shindelion
12 years ago

Nice to know thanks for the post. Will inform others.

Mr Bitey
Mr Bitey
12 years ago

I'm unemployed at the moment, so I'll be there. I'll be the guy doing the running man dance.

Will G4 have live coverage? If so I might watch it there, even though I am not a fan of G4. Sessler and Morgan are ok, but I can't stand the other two.

coldbore
coldbore
12 years ago

lol i'll be the guy sitting on the ground asking "spare change anyone" very funny to see peoples reaction, just too bad they cant actually give me money 🙁

Turbey
Turbey
12 years ago

I`ll be there 😛

coldbore
coldbore
12 years ago

This is going to be the buisiest day of PS home ever isnt it…

Zemus101
Zemus101
12 years ago

excellent news! I'll be there for sure!

SneakyBeaver
SneakyBeaver
12 years ago

Has anyone been in the Presentation Podium yet? The giant video screen is streaming the content, and needs to buffer every 10 seconds, even with my supposedly blazing fast internet connection. I'll be there, but I'm betting that the live feed will be mostly unwatchable.

Fane1024
Fane1024
12 years ago

I didn't have that problem when I was there, but I wouldn't be surprised.

There was a brief initial load, though.

rell
rell
12 years ago

dammit my internet is off:(

SNAKEHOUND
SNAKEHOUND
12 years ago

Im gonna show of course, I rather watch the E3 conference instead on G4, ya know? Like im sticking it to M$, that our system can do ALOT of things theres cant! Long Live Sony!

Mista
Mista
12 years ago

Unfortunately this year I'll be at work during the press conferences and have it recording on DVR. I'd probably watch it live from Home as long as the servers stay stable. I was on the other night and played around a little checking out the new spaces and Xi(spelling?). Everything ran smoothly when I was on. I missed out on that free apartment, went on the 21st around 9 am EST and it wasn't available any more.

isaya85
isaya85
12 years ago

I don't have anything planned I should be able to catch it

Bugzbunny109
Bugzbunny109
12 years ago

Very good idea Sony; it is a good way to bring the playstation conmmunity together. What date is Sony's conference?

Anonymous
Anonymous
12 years ago

I like the idea of the press conference being shown live on Home and I will probably watch it from there. I just hope the teenage boys in wifebeaters playing hooky and the teenage girl avatars in their short shorts will behave in a civil manner. Fat chance!

I'll be also watching the Nintendo conference, too, to catch the hilarity of Reggie, Satoru and Cammie. M$? They are an afterthought. I'll pass.

Blood_Haze
Blood_Haze
12 years ago

will it be streaming live on Playstation Home?

coolistic
coolistic
12 years ago

Why minutes? Why not seconds? Explain that Ben! 🙂

THEVERDIN
THEVERDIN
12 years ago

Will they keep running through out the day for those of us that have to work?

Daedusian
Daedusian
12 years ago

DVR & G4 is the way to go..at least that's the way I'll be watching it, haha.. 😉

Hexen
Hexen
12 years ago

I second that, it seems that it will be streamed two hours after it happens so yeah G4 it is.

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