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PlayStation®Home overview

PlayStation®Home is a 3D social gaming community on PlayStation®Network that provides an opportunity for PS3™ system users to meet and chat with other PS3™ system users. You will need to create (sign up for) a PlayStation®Network account to use these features. For details on using PlayStation®Home, visit the SCE Web site for your region.‎

Starting PlayStation®Home‎

To use PlayStation®Home, you must first download and install the PlayStation®Home application. Select (PlayStation®Home) under (PlayStation®Network) to download the application. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.


  • To install PlayStation®Home, you will need at least 3 GB of free space on the PS3™ system's hard disk.
  • (PlayStation®Home) is available only in certain regions and languages. Also, types of content that are provided in (PlayStation®Home) vary depending on the country or region of residence. For details, contact the technical support line for your region.

Quitting PlayStation®Home

To quit PlayStation®Home, press the PS button on the wireless controller, and then select (Quit) under (PlayStation®Network).

Deleting PlayStation®Home

The PlayStation®Home application can be deleted from the hard disk. Select (PlayStation®Home) under (PlayStation®Network), press the triangle button, and then select [Delete] from the options menu.


Even if the application is deleted, the (PlayStation®Home) icon will not be deleted from the XMB™ menu. If you select the icon, PlayStation®Home will be downloaded again.

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