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Singstar going free-to-play *update*



Update: Sony's just confirmed that the entire Singstar experience will indeed be going free to play, with the full downloading being made available soon, but that's not all.

According to a post on the PS Blog, "There will be even more exciting news to come around this next week."

What could it be?

Original: Sony's wonderful PlayStation karaoke title, Singstar, could be going free-to-play.

If you try accessing the Singstar viewer on PS3, you'll be greeted with a message suggesting that soon, you'll be able to download the game and get singing.

"The complete SingStar experience will be available as a free download very soon!" says the screen,

If Singstar does go free-to-play then it's a fantastic idea, likely meaning that you'll be given a set amount of songs and will have to play for any others that you want to download. Obviously if you already own the game and have downloaded songs then this shouldn't affect you. Although perhaps there will be some sort of incentive for loyal fans.

Another thing to note is that you will need a mic.

Expect an announcement surrounding this next week.

Edited On 14 Oct, 2012

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rjc's avatar
rjc 4 years ago
Interesting. I imagine this is testing the ground for more possible Free to Play titles.
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Konakona 4 years ago
I think I still have an old microphone from guitar hero. Wouldn't mind dusting it off and getting in the groove! hahaha.
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Ryan 4 years ago
I can imagine people paying me not to play this game when it becomes free. :D
LFC Bywater's avatar
haha reckon that i'd be in the same situation as you, finally could get some revenge on the girlfriend though as she never shuts up :D
LFC Bywater 4 years ago
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LFC Bywater 4 years ago
I wish that the xbox looked at the incentives that the PS3 offers and got their asses into gear. The Xbox live rewards system doesnt even close to being offered free games.
Dead's avatar
It paid for the latest chapter of the Walking Dead for me, and we've just been given Happy Wars, it's not much, but it's better than nothing.
Dead 4 years ago
LFC Bywater's avatar
i still havent got the latest chapter of the walking dead :( and yeh true, hopefully there are a few more new games to follow
LFC Bywater 4 years ago
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wolverine77 4 years ago
NOw this makes a lot of sense. Should fit straight into Home, making it launchable as well!
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clikR 4 years ago
Brilliant had always preferred singstar to lips....given that its going free to play is a good enough reason to have a go eh...
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BRENDAN 4 years ago
This should be good for parties, even if I can't sing :)
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HappyNoodleBoy 4 years ago
Would a rock band mic work with this?
Joe2120's avatar
I think it will. Singstar mics work with rock band.
Joe2120 4 years ago

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