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CNET First Look
Sony's PlayStation Vue brings live TV to a PlayStation near youPlayStation Vue takes on cable with live, broadcast television and a virtual DVR.
[MUSIC] Hey, I'm Nate with CNet and today we're checking out Playstation Vue. Sony is bringing live broadcast TV over the internet directly through your living room. Provided, of course, you are using a Playstation 4 or Playstation 3. So, it works like a normal TV watching experience. You'll surf around and find something to watch. Now if you like a show you can add it to your favorites. Their called My Shows. And a virtual DVR will start keeping track of episodes as they air. But this all happening in the cloud. So don't really need to worry about Simpsons re-runs taking over your Playstation for its hard drive. Now the controls are really simple. Press the triangle button and you'll get the search. Press X. And you'll confirm your selection, just like normal Playstation controls. If you hold the circle button it'll pull you all the way back to live TV, push it once and you'll get the menu guide and if you press the options button on your duel shock four controller [MUSIC] It'll bring up the TV Guide. Now the service is coming to New York, Philadelphia and Chicago to start, with more markets coming down the line. And Sony has partnered with major television network and cable stations like, CBS and NBC and. Viacom, which includes things like Comedy Central and MTV. So the service starts at $49.99, but you can expect to pay a little more for extra channels and things like live sports. Now, it's gonna be available for people who own a PlayStation 4 and a PlayStation 3, but Sony's also planning to bring the service to other devices, including the Apple iPad. Now, you're gonna find a lot more information on PlayStation View over at CNet, so be sure to head over and check it out. I'm Nate Ralph. Thanks for watching.