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PlayTV set for September 10 roll-out in UK

Digital TV recorder will allow users to record content whilst playing videogames

Sony's PlayTV service is set to go live in the UK September 10, with a European roll-out continuing through to December this year.

The device – a digital TV recorder for the PlayStation 3 – will allow users to recorded content to the console hard drive, even when playing a videogame.

"It's going to be September 10 that PlayTV comes out," confirmed David Reeves, president of the PlayStation business in Europe, reports Eurogamer.net.

The roll-out of the service will continue through to December in the rest of Europe according to Reeves, with Australia and New Zealand following in January or February.

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