Sony Begins to Accept Applications for PlayStation Home

On Tuesday, Sony Computer Entertainment began accepting applications for a closed beta test of its PlayStation Home virtual environment. PlayStation Home is a virtual world where users are represented by avatars and can meet and interact with others using text, voice or other communication methods unspecified, according to Sony. During demonstrations made by the company seems a bit like the virtual community of Second Life but populated by avatars Personal going for the same lines as those of Nintendo’s Miis, but with an appearance closer to reality and less like a caricature.