Good news Sony PlayStation Japan users, as it looks like Sony will be restoring services this week. After two and a half months of battling hackers and customer information leaks, Sony has claimed that they will be bringing to a close the embarrassing incident by restoring the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services come July 6th. This will mark the global restoration to the PlayStation Network, as Japan is the last territory to be rebooted, and users will be able to continue enjoying the features and games as per normal.
The entire hacking fiasco is said to have cost ¥14 billion (about $170 million) this financial year, which includes the cost of calling in several computer security companies to investigate the attack, the rebuilding of its security system, providing identity theft monitoring for users in some countries, and the offer of several free games to their users.
Not sure about the rest of you guys, but will PlayStation Network and Qriocity users ever feel secure again? After all, if it happened once, it could always happen again, right? However if your main concern is playing games over the PlayStation Network, it looks like all systems are good to go in Japan come July 6th.
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