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  1. #1 Coming soon: PSN Tickets 
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    I don't have a link to the original reference, but here it is, anyways.

    <div class='quotetop'></div><div class='quotemain'>Posted May 8th 2007 12:30PM by Nick Doerr
    Filed under: PlayStation Store, PlayStation Network

    We've had a lot of comments when we'd write up a post about new additions to the PS Store crying foul against the need for a credit card. Well, Sony has finally addressed the issue with what they're dubbing PlayStation Network Tickets. You can say PSNT if you want, but that reminds me of "pissant" and that's just not nice. These new tickets will be available in early June.

    Only available in the Japanese areas (for now), you can go to a nearby convenience store and pick up a ticket valued anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 yen. This is a little different from Microsoft and Nintendo's approach to paying sans credit card -- the values are actually money, not points. That way, you know you're spending money and not subconsciously passing it off as "just 800 points".

    Since there is a heavy reliance on convenience stores, international offerings of the ticket may differ. We're not sure what they could be, but there are enough places to pick up the cards in the US -- let's get GameStop, EB Games, and Best Buy on board.</div>

    About time. I don't have access to a credit card and those rechargeable Visas have a $20 activation fee here, I'll finally be able to purchase some stuff off of PSN.
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  2. #2 Coming soon: PSN Tickets 
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    Nice to be able to buy the credit from a store. It's kinda like the Wii VC cards, cept in actual dollar amounts instead of points.
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