Sony’s latest handheld gaming console, the PS Vita, was officially launched in Canada, the US, as well as in Europe on February 22nd. If you haven’t snagged one already, head over to Future Shop or Best Buy stores for the WiFi only version, which sells for $249.99. The 3G version isn’t yet available in Canada [...]
On its Playstation blog today, Sony announced its Playstation Network and Qriocity Music Unlimited service would be fully operational in Asia, Europe and the Americas by the end of this week.
A date for complete restoration of the Playstation Network and the Music Unlimited service in Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea has still not been announced.
After six days of near silence, Sony admitted today that its Playstation Online Network was the victim of hackers and that much and perhaps all of its account holders personal information had been stolen.
On the Sony Playstation blog, the company admitted that between April 17th and April 19th, its user account information was compromised.
Last Wednesday April 20th, Sony abruptly shut down its Playstation Network and Qriocity services leaving more than 75 million customers people without access to either service.
On Thursday, the company said they were investigating the network outage and expected to have everything back up and running within a day. On Friday, the company admitted the online services had been hacked and would remain shut down.
From the time it went on sale in November of 2006 until the end of March this year, the Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) has sold over 50 million units according to an announcement released today by Sony Computer Entertainment.
In addition, Sony said the PS3 now features a library of more than 2,100 software titles which have sold a combined 480 million units worldwide.
Almost two years after it opened in the United State, the Sony Playstation Video store has now opened in Canada in English and French to compete with the Apple iTunes movie store.
Sony says the more than 1,000 movies and TV shows are available in High-Definition (HD) or Standard Definition (SD), with movies available to rent from CA$3.99, movies to purchase from CA$9.99, and TV shows to purchase from CA$1.99.
Sony this week released the latest firmware for the Sony Playstation 3 video game console.
Sony this week announced a deal with Major League Baseball’s advanced media division that would allow MLB.tv subscribers in the United States and Canada to stream live baseball games to their Sony PlayStation 3 game console.