A new, as yet unverified packshot of Resistance 3 has surfaced bearing a label indicating something entitled the 'PSN Pass'. EA, Warner Bros. and THQ already run online pass systems that require pre-owned players to purchase a downloadable pass for access to online content, could this be a sign that Sony are contemplating something similar?
The packshot, originating over at Konsolentreff, shows a 320GB console bundled with the game,with a blue sticker on the side touting the 'PSN Pass' and reading 'Network features only available in countries that have Playstation Store'.
This is not the first time that Sony have flirted with an online pass system. The PSP versions of ModNation Racers and SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 both had 'Online Entitlement' passes.
Confusion is widespread and we have no idea if the PSN Pass is genuine or, if it is, what it will entail. We, however, contacted Sony for more information. [via Kotaku]