The company didn’t explain the decision in a notice to customers. We’ve asked Sony for comment.
Whatever the reasoning, the reduced payment options send a not-so-subtle signal: Sony would really, really like you to stop buying games for older consoles and move on to a PS4 or PS5. That’s unsurprising when the PS3 is 15 years old and has the aging store infrastructure to match, but it’s not very reassuring if you’re hanging on to a PS3 or Vita to play classic games.
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