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NFL Sunday Ticket coming to PlayStation 3

Need another reason to buy a PlayStation 3? On top of the price cut announcedearlier this week, now NFL fans will have the added incentive of a just-announced partnership between DirecTV and Sony that will bring the amazingly popular NFL Sunday Ticket subscription service to PS3.

The PlayStation Blogreports that, at the start of the NFL season, viewers who don't currently have access to DirecTV can sign up for Sunday Ticket at the season price of $339.95. Meanwhile, existing customers can access the service through their PS3 for an additional $50 and use the PS3 as an additional receiver.

The package will include:

- Up to 14 NFL games every Sunday
- Full HD for every game
- DirecTV Red Zone Channel access

Sony's banking on this deal to beef up their sports line-up, which includes MLB.TV and NHL GameCenter, to really make PS3 the choice of sports fans and sports-games fans everywhere.

Aug 17, 2011