Decent PlayStation Magazine drops legitimate branding to relaunch as Play Magazine

Decent PlayStation Magazine is rarely any more, ending the e-newsletter’s a long time-future as it relaunches (with the identical group and focal level) merely as Play Magazine.

The switch sees the monthly e-newsletter losing the Decent PlayStation branding, one thing an FAQ from its editorial crew notes was the quit consequence of conversations between the magazine and PlayStation-maker Sony.

“All exquisite things approach to an quit, and along with Sony we felt that the Decent PlayStation Magazine had lastly earned a tense-earned retirement,” explains the crew.

“Your red meat up over the final twelve months, and the previous 25, has in level of fact meant the world to us. Your messages and inclusion in each and every bid accept as true with helped us bring the world and culture of PlayStation to existence,” continues the announcement. “So, as we commence PLAY, we hope you will continue to affix us every month as we document on the top doubtless games, complications, and events surrounding the consoles we address.”

Curiously, the branding shift also represents the quit of an era as Decent PlayStation Magazine was the closing distinguished licensed sport console magazine in circulation (as identified in a Tweet from on-line sport historian and archivist Frank Cifaldi).

All three distinguished console makers had some model of legitimate magazine at some level within the course of their reign, although all three accept as true with since ceased e-newsletter as Nintendo ended Nintendo Energy in 2012 and the Future-printed Xbox Decent Magazine went sad in 2020.

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