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Network gaming trials begin in UK

   Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced today that consumer trials have begun for the PS2 network gaming service in the UK. The service will start on March 31 and UK gamers are invited to apply by visiting Those chosen to participate in the trial will be able purchase a network gaming starter kit, a SOCOM USB headset, and an online-only version of SOCOM: U.S. Navy Seals. Also, those that complete the trial will receive a complimentary copy of the game.

   "This trial will enable PlayStation 2 owners with broadband connection to purchase a Network Adaptor and immediately start enjoying multiplayer network gaming with the market leading PlayStation 2," said Ray Maguire, managing director of SCE UK. "Starting with the groundbreaking experience of 16-player SOCOM with voice communication, PlayStation network gaming will be exciting to play and affordable. The consumer trials will help determine the shape and nature of the commercial offering of this service. But rest assured, our ethos remains one of having a very diverse and inclusive platform that will enable content companies, games publishers, and ISPs to provide consumers with the broadest selection of new network experiences and entertainment from a variety of sources."




3/7/2003 Matt Stensrud

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