New PS3 Portal Beta

Hello gamers, I have come across some interesting news regarding the PS3. Late last night I fired up my PS3  to use the browser (I wanted to look something up but my phone and laptop were both in another room), and right away this screen caught my attention. (On the right)

PS3 Portal Beta Test

Default homepage for PS3’s web browser

So I clicked on it and it asked me to fill out a survey in regards to how often I use the web browser on the PS3 (which I do use regularly). The survey itself wasn’t really long, about 5 or 6 questions later I was staring at what appears to be a new portal for the PS3.

PS3 Portal Beta

New PS3 Portal Beta Screen

PS3 Portal Beta

New PS3 Portal Beta Screen

The icons at the top, from left to right are: Home, Games, Plus (PlayStation Plus), Movies, Youtube, Facebook & Twitter, PlayStation Network, Accessories, and Blog.

The layout so far seems pretty convenient and more appealing cosmetically. Clicking on Facebook & Twitter opens up the screen below. Facebook and Twitter are juxtaposed right next to each other, which I also think is quite neat as it would make it easier to keep track of both.

Facebook & Twitter on PS3 Portal

Facebook on the left, Twitter on the right

Clicking on Blog (pictured below) takes you to a very nice layout for the PlayStation Blog.

Blog On PS3 Portal

Layout for Blog on the Portal

Clicking on Learn More for a game or any other links, opens up another web page to  the official site of the  U.S PlayStation Blog. Switching back to the portal screen from there is just a matter of pressing the L1 button on your controller.

PlayStation Blog

Clicking on any links from the Blog on the portal will bring you to the PlayStation Blog

There you have it folks.  Please keep in mind that this is a Beta and not the final product. Meaning that some things will get changed, or removed entirely.  But one should hope that once they have it all ironed out, that they’ll eventually have something similar on the PS Vita.


3 thoughts on “New PS3 Portal Beta

  1. Thanks , I’ve recently been searching for info about this topic for a while and yours is the greatest I’ve discovered till now. But, what concerning the bottom line? Are you sure concerning the supply?|What i do not understood is actually how you are not actually a lot more well-preferred than you may be right now. You are very intelligent.

    • Thanks for the comment Roger, but keep in mind that looks can be deceiving. I find that things a slow to load up, but I understand that this is not the final product. And although I won’t be using all the features on hand, this portal seems to be a step in the right direction. If you have a PS3, load it up and see for yourself.

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