Rumour: Sony working on redesign for PSN
Posted: 05.07.2011 14:14 by Jamie Davey Comments: 2
Sony could be working on a new design for the PlayStation Network that aims to give the service "an aesthetic layout with logically marked sections and rolodex lists".

Users of the PSN have been complaining about the service being too text heavy, and according to Reg Hardware this is why Sony are now market-testing a more image-driven layout similar to Steam or the Xbox Live Marketplace.

“The movies section has been rebuilt as an IMDB-style database. When you select a film, for example, key details appear on the right of the screen, such as leading actors. Clicking through will take you to the actor's page, where you can see all of their movies.” said the report. “The same exploration approach is taken with games, categorised by genre, publisher, developer and so on.

Although Sony has lost a few accounts since the service was taken down by hackers, 90 per cent of the users have returned. With 70 million accounts now active, does Sony hope to regain trust with those that have yet to return?

We've contacted Sony for comment.


By JPerry06 (SI Core) on Jul 06, 2011
would be a welcome change i think to psn.

the only thing that changed during the psn outage for me was i bought some new games and i got more involved in the community and trophy collecting!
By VHugoSama (SI Core) on Jul 07, 2011
Indeed any improvement would be welcome.