This marks the first time HBO will offer content through a game console, which is a significant victory for Sony, as they continue to strengthen their online content portfolio. PSN users now have access to the first two seasons of “True Blood,” three seasons of “Big Love,” two seasons of “Entourage,” and the first season of “Eastbound and Down.”
Episodes from “The Sopranos,” “Rome,” “Da Ali G Show,” “Sex and the City,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Flight of the Conchords,” and “The Wire” will also be available. Each episode will cost $3 for PS3 and PlayStation Portable (PSP) owners to download and view, the two companies said.
Moving forward, episodes will be released around 11 months after premiering on HBO — the company’s attempt to avoid interfering with the current pay-TV industry, so consumers aren’t likely to try and cut the cord.
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