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Sony said to be bringing PSN back online in Asia on Saturday

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 May 2011 13:25 User comments (5)

Sony said to be bringing PSN back online in Asia on Saturday Weeks after it restored access in the United States and Europe, Sony has said today that it will begin restoring the PSN in Asia beginning on Saturday.
Sony says online gaming and chat will be restored in Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand this week. PSN will be down in South Korea and Hong Kong indefinitely.

The Asian rollout was delayed because officials in Japan and other nations forced Sony to prove that its services were completely secured following the breaches that led to 101 million gamers having their personal info stolen.

As "compensation," Sony is also giving a gift package to gamers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia just like it has in the NA and EU regions.

Sony noted last week that the breaches will cost the company $171 million.

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5 user comments

127.5.2011 13:56

Hey Sony, while your still trying to get PSN back up, I still have not received my identify theft protection application!


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227.5.2011 15:21

Originally posted by Xplorer4:
Hey Sony, while your still trying to get PSN back up, I still have not received my identify theft protection application!
Got mine three days ago...

Once you give them your e-mail it takes another day or two to get your code, then you can sign up.

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327.5.2011 23:05

I'm having a vision....it's...it's ....a headline "PSN Hacked again in Asia on Tuesday." I got 10 bucks on it anyone want a piece of this action?


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428.5.2011 1:49

Originally posted by leviticus:
Originally posted by Xplorer4:
Hey Sony, while your still trying to get PSN back up, I still have not received my identify theft protection application!
Got mine three days ago...

Once you give them your e-mail it takes another day or two to get your code, then you can sign up.
Give who? Sony has my email address and my girlfriend just got her email on the matter today with out doing a thing.

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528.5.2011 10:34

Originally posted by Xplorer4:
Originally posted by leviticus:
Originally posted by Xplorer4:
Hey Sony, while your still trying to get PSN back up, I still have not received my identify theft protection application!
Got mine three days ago...

Once you give them your e-mail it takes another day or two to get your code, then you can sign up.
Give who? Sony has my email address and my girlfriend just got her email on the matter today with out doing a thing.
Give Sony your email. I know they have it already but they send you an email asking for it again just to make sure its the one you use to sign into PSN with.

To me it's odd how their doing it lol

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