PSN Getting Restored This Week
Sony announced early this morning that as of this week, PlayStation Network and Qriocity services will be restored beginning this week on a regional basis with gaming, music and video services.
The company says that it has engaged several security firms about the recent attack on its San Diego, California based data center and has since implemented new security measures to provide greater protection to users.
The initial phase of the rollout will include the following:
- This includes titles requiring online verification and downloaded games
Sony says it has also created a new position within the company for a Chief Information Security Officer to add a new position of expertise on the matter and oversee some new security measures including:
Finally as a big “we’re sorry” in their “Welcome Back” plan, Sony will be offering premium content and services for free, including:
Additional “Welcome Back” offerings will be rolled out in the coming weeks according to Sony so stay tuned!