Remember the Welcome Back package Sony promised us by way of saying thank you for sticking by the beleaguered platform during the PSN downtime of the last few weeks? Now that the company has finally managed to bring its PSN Store back online, they've also announced just how this package works and more importantly, your free content can be downloaded right now if you can cope with the many error codes currently being thrown up by the service while it attempts to deal with a few million people hitting it at once.
If you're a PlayStation Network customer, you may be happy to know you'll likely have your services back really soon: later this week according to Sony.
Ever wish the PlayStation 3 had a smaller form factor and a built-in monitor? This "portable" console is a water-cooled PlayStation 3 retrofitted into a custom-made laptop case.
An interesting little tidbit coming out of Microsoft today, with news that the Redmond outfit has offered a job to a young Irish boy who came to their attention though a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 phishing scam.
PlayStation Network users have been having a hard time lately, with successive hacks, followed by a long downtime which continues to this day. At least they will now be able to tell whether the service is down or not thanks to a simple iPhone App.
Sony's recent data breach could cost the company as much as $24.5 billion according to a new infographic put together by PromotionalCodes. The whole palaver began way back on April 19th when Sony discovered that a few PlayStation Network servers had rebooted themselves for no apparent reason. After some research and, we assume much panic, Sony took the unpleasant decision to pull its entire multiplayer network and online store off the internet the next day. The plan was to bring everything back online once the issue was resolved. That took much, much longer than any of us expected.
Sony have today released details of their PSN 'Welcome Back' package for North American customers, with PlayStation Plus service and free games the order of the day.
In news that can't be easy for Japanese PSN fans to read, Sony is being prevented from turning it's PlayStation Network back on by the country's own government.
Sony today pushed out a new software update for its PS3 console in preparation for the return of its PlayStation Network service.
Good news for Sony today, with reports that their PlayStation Network is back online, but you have to be a developer to use it. The news cones from gaming and games industry forum NEOGAF, where forum-goer Kagari reporting that he's been told by a few developers that PSN is back online.