Saturday, 24 January 2015

Sony is giving away old games to settle is 2011 PlayStation Network breach




Are you still feeling bitter about the PlayStation Network outage that left PS3 and PSP owners offline back in 2011? If so, Sony's here to ease your pain. The company has started accepting claims as part of a class action settlement announced last summer.
The bottom line? If you had a US-based PlayStation Network, Qriocity, or Sony Online Entertainment account any time before May 15th, 2011, you stand to score some old games and other goodies. Exactly what you'll get from the settlement depends on a few criteria, like whether your accounts have been inactive since the hack and if you took advantage of the company's "Welcome Back" promotions after service was restored in May 2011.
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