PlayStation Network Features Great Sports Action
Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) is giving sports fans even more reason to cheer with the addition of a large selection of downloadable classic and must-see games from some of the biggest leagues in sports to the PlayStation®Network video delivery service. A variety of National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) video content is now available for purchase from PlayStation®Store. These additions further enhance the rich library of standard definition and high-definition sports related video entertainment currently available through the PlayStation Network video delivery service, including recently added content from Major League Baseball (MLB) and action from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling and more.
Available at home through the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system or on the go through the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, the PlayStation Network video delivery service now offers great video content for NBA fans. Throughout the season, select games will be available for purchase from PlayStation Store, with new video content added weekly. PlayStation Store will also feature games from the first two rounds of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. The select NBA games during the 2009-10 season will be available for fans to download shortly after they conclude.
The PlayStation Network video delivery service also now features 20 historic NHL games on PlayStation Store. Hockey lovers can watch the Montreal Canadians battle the Boston Bruins to win the first of four consecutive World Cups in 1977, and many more classic match-ups featuring the greatest players in hockey.
The PlayStation Network video delivery service already features a variety of great entertainment for baseball fans on PlayStation Store, including the 2009 World Series. Baseball lovers can also relive 10 historic MLB games, including the stunning game six of the 1977 World Series, where Reggie “Mr. October” Jackson hit three home runs — each on the first pitch, against three different pitchers — to lead the Yankees to the title.
Fans of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® can get into the action too. The PlayStation Network video delivery service offers over 60 UFC® fights, many in high definition, including the Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir heavyweight championship title fight from UFC 100, and the entire season of The Ultimate Fighter®10. Other UFC superstars like Rashad Evans and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, as well as the internet sensation and The Ultimate Fighter Season 10 competitor Kimbo Slice are also featured.
For wrestling fans, the PlayStation Network video delivery service features replays of TNA matches from 2008 and 2009, previously aired on pay-per-view.
The PlayStation Network video delivery service also has football fans covered with a variety of games from the Fox Bowl Championship Series, such as the 2009 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl where Ohio State faced the University of Texas Longhorns and more games coming in January 2010.
These great sports match-ups are available for purchase for $1.99 to $2.99 from the PlayStation Network video delivery service, with additional sports related content to be added over time. The PlayStation Network video delivery service features a huge selection of entertainment content, including 18,000 movies and TV episodes. From cracks of the bat and swishes of the hoop, to popular new movies and favorite TV shows, the PlayStation Network video delivery service offers terrific entertainment options for every PSP and PS3 owner to enjoy.