DC Universe Subscribers Get a Free Month, Free Cowl Over Hack Attack

DC Universe subscribers will receive a 30 day subscription credit plus one day for each day the service was unavailable, as well as a Batman-inspired in-game mask to make up for the hack attack on Sony Online Entertainment, SOE official tell Kotaku.

The update, set to go live on DC Universe community sites reads:

We wanted to provide everyone with a quick update regarding the "make good" plan you've been reading about. First, all impacted players will receive 30 days subscription credit plus one day for each day the service was unavailable. Also every impacted player will receive a Batman-Inspired mask appearance item. Please bear with us as the complexities of the subscription server dictate how and when this will be available along with pertinent details. We will be releasing more information this week. Thanks again for your patience!

On Monday, Sony Online Entertainment revealed that the personal information of 24.6 million SOE accounts and more than 12,700 credit card numbers may have been compromised in the massive attack that brought down the PlayStation Network late last month.

The information stolen came from an "outdated database" that hasn't been used since 2007, Sony said.