Sony is reportedly set to launch its free rewards program PlayStation stars this very September. What does this mean? Well, it is simple; it means many freebies are on their way to the gaming platform.
Sony Is Reportedly Set To Launch Its Free Rewards Program PlayStation Stars
The upcoming loyalty program by Sony, PlayStation stars will be launching later this year. The PlayStation Stars program is a free rewards scheme that gives users digital gifts just by making use of their ps5 or ps4. Users and players will be able to earn loyalty points that can be redeemed for many goodies just by completing various challenges emanating from unlocking a specific trophy or simply by playing a game on your system.
Sony Announced the Launching Will Start in Asia
Sony during the latest state of play showcase announced that the new system would be launching in Asia this September just before it would roll out to North America and Europe in the preceding weeks.
You will be able to unlock many digital collectibles alongside converting your Stars loyalty points to PSN wallet funds that can be used in purchasing games from the PS store. The collectibles amount to 3D figurines of products related to Sony. The company showed off a couple of the collectibles during the State of Play that included an Ape Escape diorama which is a model PS3 and also a Sony MP3 player.
What Sony Has To Say about the Collectibles
The collectibles according to a post on the Sony blog are all intended to be “digital representations of things that PlayStation fans enjoy, including figurines of beloved and iconic characters from games and other forms of entertainment, as well as cherished devices that tap into Sony’s history of innovation”.
Sony during the showcase emphasized that “there will always be something new to collect and show off to your friends”. You should however expect the virtual keepsakes to get bigger after the launch of the PlayStation Stars as the number of collectibles only continues to grow larger.
The Collectibles Are Not NFTs And Will Not Make Use of Blockchain Technology
Vice president of network advertising, loyalty, and licensed merchandise at Sony, Grace Chen, speaking to the Washington Post in the early parts of this year confirmed that the digital collectibles were not NFTs and also did not make use of Blockchain technology.