Variety reports (via Japanese press) that Japanese PS3 owners will be able to download video content to their PS3 hard drives from early 2008, with the initial wave of offerings set to include motor-racing videos and documentaries aimed at ramping up interest in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, which is due for release December 13.
Initial downloads will reportedly cost around $1.85 each, while Sony plans to add further content at a later date.
Sony previously confirmed its intentions to offer VOD content via PS3, although it has yet to officially announce a date for such a service launch.
Microsoft currently offers North American Xbox 360 owners access to VOD services via Xbox Live. The service allows users to download movies, TV shows and other media content on a pay-per-item basis. The service is reportedly set to launch in Europe before the end of the year.
A continuación les hemos preparado un resumen con la lista de títulos que habrá en el lanzamiento para Europa del “videoclub virtual” en Enero de 2008 tanto para PS3 como para 360. De nada.