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Whats the real point of the Playstation TV

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granted I bought for for 39.99 which is better than the launch price of 99.99 but I am wondering why I stare at this piece of technology and wonder why I can't find a good use for it.....


-PS4 gaming streaming is nice but I feel like I would never use this feature even though I have a PS4. Having the PS4 in one room is fine for me

-For a system that is loads more powerful than a Wii the user interface is ugly and they won't make any apps like Netflix,Youtube for the actual PSTV, why? It makes more sense to game on it than a Nexus Player or Amazon Fire Player....

-I want to try some Vita games out but it seems like they are just rehashes of PS3 games with pretty much the same graphics. I have been done with that generation of gaming


Anybody found a useful day to day way to use this system?
    
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No, it is a pointless platform.

Sony will never do anything to it, and the streaming sucks (only stereo sound for PS4 games)


You get more value from a Amazon Fire TV Stick. Sideload apps like XBMC, and it will blow even the new apple tv away.



At best you can sell it to someone that is stupid enough to pick it up. Or toss it in the trash. tongue.gif


Also the hardware is weak compared to the amazon fire tv box.
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No idea why they came up with it.
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I see it and just dont get it. Its like if your too lazy or "other" to bring your PS4 to another tv. Streaming from the PS4 without a very strong wifi signal is pointless, it just lags and disconnects. My NightHawk R7000 struggles to push my games from the PS4 to my Sony tablet though two thin walls. If I keep a door open I can lay in bed with a PvE game but MP will be useless at a competitive lvl.
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It's just a living room VITA really, but even before they launched it it looked like support dropped for the device.

Not even 'allowing' Netflix on it is stupid to me, although it's a decent cheap box to play PS classics on. That's the only really compelling use I've found for it, granted it's been sitting in a box for months.. wink.gif
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