PlayStation Network accounts become Sony Entertainment Network accounts this Wednesday - Gematsu
PlayStation Network accounts become Sony Entertainment Network accounts this Wednesday
posted on 02.04.12 at 05:53 PM EST by (@salromano)
Now we can call them SEN accounts.

PlayStation Network accounts will soon be no more (don’t get scared!). Sony announced today that all PlayStation Network accounts will be known as Sony Entertainment Network accounts starting February 8, trading the PSN acronym for SEN. It’s all part of Sony’s plan to extend their network to more devices.

“This transition is based on Sony’s goal to enhance its unique digital entertainment offering. As a series of these activities Sony started last September, PlayStation Network will be aligned with Sony Entertainment Network,” said Sony in an email to PlayStation Network subscribers.

“This helps us get closer to our goal of establishing a global comprehensive network platform of services across games, movies, music and more, all accessible from one convenient account.”

A PlayStation 3 and PS Vita update will mark the transition. At this time, the update will not be applied to PSP.

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  • lordshihan

    So this is just a “name” change and nothing more?

  • rockman29

    You guys realize this is probably the direct work of Kaz Hirai?

    Who’s mandate, like Howard Stringer before him, is to unify products and services from Sony?

    This should be welcomed with thundering applause. Come on, where’s the Playstation Patriotism???

  • Zero

    SENA… Sena?

    Coincidence? I’m not so sure. :P

  • sicksniper256

    Let’s go raid SEN’s Fortress, just watch out for all the traps.

  • Seems related to the vita and the expanding Sony product range. As long as nothing is changed it doesnt seem too important.

  • Aldridge517

    PSN sounds better than SEN

  • vertical09

    Its sony’s favorite paradigm role in FFXIII-2