Sony has announced on the EU PS Blog that as well as offering data protection services endemic to each region, it will also be offering PSN users two free games from a list of five titles as part of a Welcome Back program. PSP users will be able to choose from a list of four. The program, which is an apology for the recent PSN hack, will also contain the previously announced month of free PlayStation Plus membership for all PSN customers, and a free extension to current Plus and Music Unlimited customers. More consolation prizes are expected to be announced soon.
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Maybe don’t continue with this article if you aren’t in the mood to drop a wad of cash on a 4K-ready console.
The PlayStation Network will be down briefly early morning today as part of scheduled maintenance.
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Sorry for the sketchiness early yesterday and this morning. I’ve been on a press trip and Mike could only cover for Monday and Tuesday. We’re back to normal as of… now.
Welcome Back Program
Sony has begun sending identity protection invites to Australian PlayStation Network members, following on from similar schemes announced for the Americas and Europe.
Sony’s Welcome Back package, which rewarded PlayStation Network faithfuls with free PS Plus subscription months, games, and other bonuses, has been extended through Tuesday for US users.