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Sony Brings Playstation3 Home

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As expected, Sony revealed the full details about its new virtual environment for Playstation3 — Home — Wednesday at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. While Sony has fielded complaints about $600 PS3 consoles, the download for Home is free. In April, Home will go into beta with full launch planned for fall. As for Home itself, it allows PS3 users to interact, communicate, join online games, shop, share private content and even build and show off their own personal spaces to others in real time. Each user gets an apartment in Home where they can invite others and can customize with furniture, art and other items