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Court approves settlement over Sony's 2011 PSN breach

The US District Court for the Southern District of California approved a settlement for the class action lawsuit resulting from Sony's 2011 PSN data breach. The settlement may result in Sony doling out as much as $17.75 million, which includes an offer for one free game (PS3 or PSP only), three PS3...

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Sony's Welcome Back package proves problematic for European PSPlus users

Sony's Welcome Back package was supposed to expire July 5 (after being extended), but in a few regions it hasn't, causing some paid PlayStation Plus members to lose their service altogether. The European PlayStation Blog lists the United Arab Emirates, Great Britain, Australia, Ireland and New...

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PlayStation Store returns to Japan July 6

Good news for those of us waiting to log into our Japanese PSN accounts and pick up more freebies! Oh, and also for people who actually live in Japan. Sony has finally straightened out all the issues holding back the relaunch of the PlayStation Store there, and will fully reactivate the store,...

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PSN 'Welcome Back' program extended to July 5; THIS IS IT, DO IT NOW!

Sony has wisely avoided getting into a semantics argument about the definition of "through" by stating a clear conclusion to the Welcome Back package: 9AM Pacific on July 5th. That gives procrastinators another day to do everything else but download their free games. No, we're totally kidding....

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PSA: Sony's Welcome Back package ended today [update: last-minute extension]

Update: Sony has extended the availability of the Welcome Back package until 9AM Pacific on July 5th. You still have some time left! Original story: Sony's Welcome Back package ended earlier today, July 3, and users are no longer able to claim their free content, despite information from...

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PSA: Sony's Welcome Back package expires Sunday

You know that amazing glow you feel for a few weeks after getting back with an ex who screwed you over horribly? Yeah. That's about to end. Sony's Welcome Back program ends tomorrow, July 3, taking all your dreams of free content, a white picket fence and an abuse-free relationship with it....

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Welcome Back goodies for European PlayStation Home outlined

Who cares about free games, downloadable content or PlayStation Plus memberships? We certainly could not care less -- our envious eye has fallen on the European PSN, whose Welcome Back rewards now include a grip of free PlayStation Home swag....

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PlayStation Network's 'Welcome Back' content now available

Sony is currently rolling out the content previously detailed in its "Welcome Back" package in North America. A post on the US PlayStation Blog details as much, and dishes out a lengthy FAQ on the offerings. First and foremost, if you weren't a PlayStation Network user before April 20, 2011,...

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PSN will be 'fully restored' today [Update: PlayStation Store back in North America]

Though there weren't that many days left in this week in which to relaunch PSN, Sony has officially narrowed down the date for reactivation of the PlayStation Store and other services -- to today (June 2). Qriocity services will also come back. In a brief press release sent out tonight, Sony...

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PSN service coming back in Asia tomorrow, Welcome Back package detailed

While there were some extra ... hurdles before PlayStation Network services could be restored in Japan, Sony announced that the phased renewal of network services for Japan and other Asian territories will go through tomorrow -- except for Korea and Hong Kong, whose service renewal "will be...

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