Capcom losing millions from the PSN outage

Another week’s here and Sony’s PlayStation Network is still down, down, down. Aside from Sony who was the direct target, third-party publishers like Capcom are also feeling the burn – the burn of losing tons of money. According to a posting on Capcom-Unity, senior vice president Christian Svensson says that the PSN outage is costing Capcom “hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars in revenue.” Svensson goes on to express how frustrated he is with the hackers for “punishing millions of other consumers and businesses which makes it impossible to be sympathetic to their ’cause.’”

We feel your pain Svensson and we know that certain games like Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 require a connection to PSN in order to be loaded, but it looks like there’s really nothing we can do, but just wait for Sony to bring PSN back up – hopefully by May 31.

I guess it’s time to put some more eggs into Nintendo’s basket and its reported online service for the Wii 2 that is supposed to do away with Friend Codes and such.

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