The PSN Store and Qriocity are finally coming back online in Japan on July 6, meaning that the PlayStation Network is finally back at 100 percent in Japan. The PSN was knocked offline after it was hacked in April. [Sony]
Starting today, Sony stated its content service Qriocity on the PSN is fully restored in all serviced territories, including Japan.
Today, Sony revealed that starting on May 28, the PlayStation Network and Qriocity will gradually resume in Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. South Korea and Hong Kong aren't quite ready to get back online just yet. [Sony]
Sony execs have already apologized to PlayStation customers by way of the company's official blog and with extremely deep bows, but what's the message to game developers affected by the PlayStation Network outage? Industry Gamers has the internal memo in which they "deeply regret that this incident has occurred," but…
If you we're expecting to go online with your PlayStation 3 or PSP this weekend, you might want to make other plans. In the latest update from Sony Computer Entertainment on the status of its currently offline PlayStation Network, it sounds like we're in for a longer wait than we (or Sony) expected.
Sony's had a tough month or so.
Expected to return sometime this week, Sony's PlayStation Network is still offline. But a spokesman for the PlayStation maker says the team responsible for reviving online play and other network services to the PlayStation 3 and PSP has reached "an important step towards restoring" online functionality.
Sony has acknowledged that the outage, since late Wednesday, of PlayStation Network is due to "an external intrusion on our system." Patrick Seybold, PlayStation's top spokesman, said the service was taken offline "to conduct a thorough investigation and to verify the smooth and secure operation of our network…
PlayStation Network members may have seen a message from Sony Computer Entertainment America in their e-mail inboxes recently, a warning that their account and the funds in their PSN wallet are about to be taken over by SNEA (Sony Network Entertainment America). Panic? No!
Despite going digital, music remains oddly attached to the devices used to buy it. Sony hopes to change that with the advent of Music Unlimited, a service that can stream your music to a variety of devices including the PS3.
Sports Illustrated's annual homage to bikinis is coming to the PlayStation 3 in stereoscopic 3D amidst a flood of models-in-swimsuits related content via the PlayStation Network. Of all the PS3 exclusives this year, this is one we weren't expecting.