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I made a game, and I want to port it to the Playstation 3. What do I need in terms of hardware, money, licenses and such?

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Are you interested in developing for PSN, or as a retail game that people buy in stores?

To develop for PSN, you'll need to start by contacting Sony and becoming a licensed developer. To develop a retail game, you'll most likely need to contact a publisher who will distribute the game.

In either case, be prepared to demo the game and your company to either Sony or a publisher for approval.

Once you've made this first step, Sony or the publisher will be able to help answer all of your questions regarding getting development hardware, costs, etc.

Good luck.

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Retail, PSN publishing should be another question topic. – Matias Valdenegro Jul 14 '10 at 20:18
With all the licensing and corporate stuff around consoles, now I can wonder if the gaming industry really deserves its revenue compared to the movie industry... Making a game requires a lot of resources, but I'm not sure it can compete that much with a popular entertainment such as movies. – jokoon Nov 11 '10 at 13:34

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