PlayTV is now available to purchase in Europe. The PlayStation 3 accessory allows you to watch Live TV as well as record shows directly to the PS3 hard drive. The device is now available to purchase in Europe (selected countries only, including UK, France, Italy and Germany), and allows you to watch free over-the-air TV, like the Freeview service in the UK. The device is available for £69 and contains twin tuners (allows you to watch one channel while recording another). You also have the ability to record TV while playing games.
- Watch, pause and record live television on your PS3
- Record one channel while watching another or playing a PS3 game
- See what’s on, now and next, with the easy to use Programme Guide
- Watch TV on your PSP when you?re out and about (via Remote Play)
The PlayStation 3 even turns itself on to record a scheduled program and then shuts down after wards. Users in the UK will be able to access over 40 channels while France will be able to view over 20. Unfortunately, the device does not support HD TV. For more information on the device, visit the PlayTV Official Website.