Today, Sony announced a new digital content program called “PSN Day 1 Digital,” offering gamers the ability to download upcoming titles through the PSN on the same day as they become available at retail outlets.

Beginning October 2, owners of the PS3 will have access to brand new titles in the ‘PSN Day 1 Digital’ category in the PlayStation Store, and beginning today, PS3 owners can pre-order select titles ahead of their release date. Additionally, select titles will be offered at a 10% discount to PlayStation Plus members.

The “PSN Day 1 Digital” program will offer day and date release with retail availability for the following PS3 titles:

  • Resident Evil 6 (Available for download on October 2 – $59.99)
  • NBA 2K13 (Available for download on October 2 – $59.99/$53.99 for PLUS members, with pre-order)*
  • Dishonored (Available for download on October 9 – $59.99/$53.99 for PLUS members, with pre-order)*
  • DOOM 3: BFG Edition (Available for download on October 16 – $39.99/$35.99 for PLUS members, with pre-order)*
  • 007: Legends (Available for download on October 16 – $59.99)+
  • Medal Of Honor: Warfighter (Available for download on October 23 – $59.99)
  • Need For Speed: Most Wanted (Available for download on October 30 – $59.99/$53.99 for PLUS members, with pre-order)*
  • Assassin’s Creed III (Available for download on October 30 – $59.99)*
So what do you think about this? Are you excited for digital purchases or do you prefer the standard box and disc combo?

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  • I honestly prefer the standard box versions, but if I get a discount as a member of Playstation Plus, I think that gives me more incentive to download it…Unless “local video game retailer” has a sweet collector’s edition