PlayStation Store To Offer 10% Discount as Apology After December 2014 Outrage

Sony Computer Entertainment will be offering 10 percent discount for PlayStation NetworkDecember 25th outrage- PlayStation Store offers 10 percent discount as apology users as part of its apology for the service outrage that users had to suffer on 25 December 2014.

Distinct discount for each region

North America

The PlayStation Store will have a Coupon Code for this region. This will also be available on the PlayStation Twitter network. The same will run from 9:00 am PST on January 23 to 9:00 am PST on January 26.

Europe

The PlayStation Store will have a Coupon Code for this region. This will also be available on the PlayStation Twitter network. It will run between 9:00 am GMT on January 23 to 9:00 am GMT on January 26.

Japan

Coupon Code for Japan is 8PLLN4L3DQ. The same will run from 0:00 JST on January 23 to 23:59 JST on January 25.

PS Vita PlayStation Store does not offer this discount code option and users can purchase PS Vita and PSP content using this code from the web store. This can also be done for PS4 and PS3 content.… Read the rest

Read more

Sony hopes to bring PlayStation online tomorrow

It has been four days since the hacking attack on the Sony Corp’s Play Station Network took place. The services were in shambles and it was only on Sunday that the company sources admitted to things getting back on track.

Sony hopes to bring PlayStation online tomorrow
Wkipedia Commons

Lizard Squad, the hacking group had claimed responsibility for the disruption to the Sony Play station and Xbox Live on the eve of the Christmas.  However, gamers pointed on Twitter that they were able to access PlayStation Network on Sunday, though it was not clear as to how many of the 56 million gamers suffered owing to this outrage. Sony however hopes to bring its PlayStation service online completely by Monday morning.

Security breaches are an order of the day at Sony and the company has had to suffer from numerous such issues in the recent past too. It was in November that hackers were able to infringe into Sony Pictures leading to postponement of the movie “The Interview”. Interestingly, Lizard Squad had at that time too claimed the responsibility for this hacking incident.

The latest issue involving Sony Corp’s Play Station Network is a key security challenge for experts at Sony. However, with experts being able to restore the services, fans were spared of a major disappointment, this time around.

 

 

 … Read the rest

Read more