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Sony at work on PlayTV 2

Sony at work on PlayTV 2

Remember back in 2008 when we first started to hear rumblings about the slick Sony PlayTV? It's been a while since we talked about the PlayTV device, so we won’t be mad if you forgot. Basically, PlayTv is a free-to-air digital TV tuner and PVR add-on for the PS3. The thing launched in the UK a while back but has yet to appear stateside.

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Sony PlayTV unboxed: underwhelming compared to initial promise

Sony PlayTV unboxed: underwhelming compared to initial promise

Sony's PlayTV has almost begun to reach the hands of European gamers, and Stuff.TV is one of the first to have their opinions up.  The dual-tuner add-on to the PS3 has suffered many delays and, more ominously, a couple of significant feature cuts since it was first announced a year ago: both the ability to transfer recordings to PSP, PC or MemoryStick, and the ability to record OTA HD channels.

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PlayTV PS3 DVR gets €99 tag and September release

PlayTV PS3 DVR gets €99 tag and September release

According to Crave UK, Sony are looking to release their PlayTV digital TV receiver accessory for the PS3 in September this year.  The tuner uses the digital terrestrial service, for instance Freeview in the UK or TDF in France, plugging into one of the console's USB ports and turning it into a PVR.  Crave had some hands-on time with the system recently, and have produced a pre-release run through. 

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Sony deny rumored PlayTV July launch & pricing

Sony deny rumored PlayTV July launch & pricing

TV addicts looking for PVR functionality on their PS3 will have to wait a while longer for Sony's PlayTV device, is the official statement from the company.  PlayTV, which is a twin-tuner accessory compatible with over-the-air digital TV - such as the Freeview system in the UK - was first announced at the Leipzig games show in Germany last year.  Amazon.co.uk recently put up a pre-order page for the gadget, pricing it at £59.99 ($118.82) for a July 31st launch; however, that has since been taken down.

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