During Sony’s E3 press conference today, Andrew House announced that they will be launching PlayStation TV to European and North American markets.
Originally launched in Japan, PlayStation TV will allow players to access a multitude of PlayStation content on their home TV. Incredibly unintrusive in stature, the device is scaled approximately 2.5 x 4.1 inches.
PlayStation TV will cost just $99 (USD)/£84.99 /€99 for the standalone system and has the abillity to download select titles from the PS Vita, PSP and PS One Classics library from the PlayStation Store. It will also be able to stream select PlayStation 3 games via the upcoming PlayStation Now service. For those living in the now and own a PlayStation 4 system, PS TV will also be able to stream titles from the console over a local Wi-Fi connection. Oh and if you have any physical PS Vita titles, then you can play those too as the PS TV also excepts game cards.
Other content like Tv Shows, Movies and Music will also be available to buy, rent or stream from the PlayStation Store.
PlayStation TV will also be available to north America in a special bundle for just $139 (USD), which comes with a Dual Shock 3 controller, an 8GB Memory Card and also a redeemable voucher for LEGO Movie: The Video Game.