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Category: Gaming Technology

Sony Online Services will be up by May 31

Written on May 09, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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More than 6 weeks of waiting and suffering till Sony's user subscriber can access again the PSN and Qriocity services.

Online services is still down and it will take additional 3 weeks long to be able to fully work as Sony announced. The company is in the process of adopting an improved security system and its plan to restart the services fully by May 31 is unchanged, he said. Sony shut down the Network and services April 20 because of possible data theft by hackers.

Sony aimed to re-launch some services (including Home, chat functionality and friends lists) during last week, but delayed its plans in order to finalize testing of what it claims is a reconstructed and more secure network. For the time being, Sony will likely focus on getting new firmware out to allow users to update their usernames and passwords, and restoring online gaming, which has been deactivated since April 20.

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