Month: March 2020

Sony to Reduce Game Download Speeds in US to Help Reduce Internet Congestion

Throughout the month, we’ve seen streaming services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, and Disney + all announce plans to limit or reduce video quality in an effort to reduce network congestion. And now the game companies are following suit, with Sony announcing that it is choosing to slow or delay game downloads in the United States […]

Sony slows down download speed of PS4 games in US and Europe

Sony has announced that it has slowed PlayStation Network download speeds in the United States and Europe “to help keep the Internet stable.” Thus, PlayStation owners in these regions may experience slower download speeds or delays for their PS3 and PS4 games. Earlier this week, Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, announced that PSN […]

Download speed of PlayStation games to slow down in Europe and the United States

Update – March 27, 11 a.m. EST: As of Friday, March 27, PlayStation has extended its download management plans to include the United States. US users may see lower download speeds in the coming weeks. Original story: PlayStation is joining a growing number of tech services trying to keep the internet stable in Europe. Jim […]

Download speeds of PlayStation games deliberately slowed down by Sony

Sony has decided to slow down the speed of downloading games on the European PlayStation network in order to help provide adequate internet service for everyone. [UPDATE: Sony has now confirmed via the official PlayStation Blog that the same PSN download slowdowns are being rolled out across the United States as well in order to […]

TikTok remains the world’s most downloaded out of game app

TIC TacThe global popularity of s seems unwavering despite the pushbacks from the US government. With 113 million downloads, the social media app owned by ByteDance was the world’s most downloaded off-game app in February for the second month in a row, according to statistics from research firm SensorTower. This figure represents a 96.5% year-over-year […]

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