#1 Posted by pimpsAhoy (7 posts) -

I've been listening to the Bombcast for several years and digital lockers and how they pertain to Ken Kutaragi have been reference dozens of times, but I have very little idea of what that means or where to look for information on that topic. When I've tried to google it long dead post on the Gamespot forums appear of people asking why the guys on On the Spot keep talking about digital lockers on the ps3. So if you have any information on the topic please let me know.

#2 Posted by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

It's a thing you stuff virtual nerds into.

#3 Edited by Cameron (607 posts) -

This is all from memory, so take it with a grain of salt.

When Sony was first talking about the PS3 they mentioned that you would be able to put your content in a digital locker and it would age and grow. So, for example, you might put your save in this digital locker and it would give you more gold or experience as long as you left it there. It really just sounds like cloud storage with a few extra features to me, but that wasn't really a term then. I think part of the joke is just how nebulous the concept is. I don't think Sony ever explained how it was going to work. If you're really interested you could go listen to some of the early Hotspot podcasts. They definitely talk about it on there. June 2006 is jumping out at me, but that could be completely wrong.

#4 Posted by JasonR86 (9742 posts) -

A dumb term.

#5 Posted by Sgtpierceface (661 posts) -

I always heard this too and assumed it was a general term for cloud storage. I guess it's good I saw this thread.

#6 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (6101 posts) -

An allegory of modern society in which we're all slaves to our necessity of technology.

It could also mean cloud storage. Who can say?


#7 Posted by JustinNotJason (422 posts) -

It's where you would leave digital notes for girls you liked in High School. I think formspring was one.

#8 Posted by BestUsernameEver (4825 posts) -

It's cloud storage, upload a note or photo, and it's available to all supported devices.

#9 Edited by jimmyfenix (3753 posts) -

Dont come back Ken

Kutaragi we will just stick to kaz

#10 Posted by EpicSteve (6500 posts) -

I always imagined it as cloud storage but the "locker" would be a safe place for your content that can be accessed through all current and future devices.

#11 Edited by Brodehouse (10254 posts) -

It's like those storage chests from Resident Evil, but Internet style.

#12 Edited by MHumphreys89 (730 posts) -

It's Cloud Storage with Sony's marketing-gloss. Note that none of those features have been implemented into the PS3's Cloud service, they probably realised it was a silly idea.

#13 Posted by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

its one of the reasons no one has found my porn. Along with external drives and cd-rws hidden in the walls

#14 Edited by Benny (1955 posts) -

They constantly reference that things would 'age' in the digital locker which leads me to believe they may have fantasized about putting for example a video in and having it come out at a higher res later? Probably just cloud storage.