One of the many features of Valve’s Steam digital distribution platform is the idea of “pre-loading” basically it lets you download a game before release under heavy lock and key, then come midnight the lock falls off and the game is ready to go before anyone can even get in their car to drive home from Gamestop.
This method has been sorely missing on consoles, for example PSN featured digital pre orders of Mass Effect 3 but you could not preload the game. As a result I had to get up at 3AM to que my download of Mass Effect 3 when it came out on PSN (yes i set an alarm and got up at 3AM to que that game so it was ready to go for me the next day.)
But those days are long behind us! Because starting with the PS Move game Sorcery it seems Sony will allow games to be preloaded to a console before release!
Side note did you know that game is coming out super soon, like next week! I didn’t know and I am excited!
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