PlayStation Network class-action suit over 2011 outage settled in Canada

Saturday, 20th April 2013 15:38 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

PlayStation Network users in Canada can participate in a class-action suit against Sony over the firm’s 2011 network outage which was the result of a hack.

Those who had funds in their wallet during the outage and stopped using the service following its return, will be refunded the full amount.

Those who continued to use the service and participated in the Welcome Back promotion, will be handed an additional free game from the promo which went live once service was restored.

In lieu they can choose a 50% discount on three months of PS Plus or three dynamic themes.

Qriocity accounts will be credited for a free month.

SOE users in Canada affected by the outage can request a Station Cash balance refund or $4.50 in SC credit. More information is provided through the settlement link.

Thanks, Joystiq.



  1. redwood

    what if that new full game is “flOw” ?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. ps4some

    Utter bullshit. A sony employee posts exploit details on a hackers messageboard and it’s their fault ? Utter bullshit.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Sini

    Not worth the trouble filling in the details.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Digital Bamboo

    What if you took part in the Welcome Back promotion, but downloaded only one game and dawdled choosing your second one, and then the first game mysteriously disappeared off of your HD, along with the ability to choose a second title?

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Djoenz

    To be fair there was a 1 month limit.

    #5 2 years ago

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