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Submitted by Valay 1059d ago | news

Sony sends out another round of $10 PSN credits

GE: "Last month, Sony sent out $10 credits to select PlayStation Network users. The criteria for receiving the voucher was unclear – and still is – but those who missed out on the bonus in February may have a small surprise waiting on their PlayStation 3 systems today." (PS Vita, PS3)

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CaptainYesterday  +   1059d ago
I got mine yesterday :)
TreMillz  +   1059d ago
Got mines Tuesday
Godmars290  +   1059d ago | Funny
I got a rock.
xHeavYx  +   1059d ago | Well said
It's funny that, while certain people pay to play online, other people get $10 out of nowhere. People still have a hard time choosing a console???
Godmars290  +   1059d ago
@xHeavYx
Pretty sure MS has done the same thing at some point. Not that they didn't get the money back.
xHeavYx  +   1059d ago | Well said
@Godmars290 you are right, I forgot about the $0.25 some people got from MS
Peppino7  +   1059d ago
Yay, another round of getting nothing :(
Godmars290  +   1059d ago
@xHeavYx
Was that from the attempt to monetize Achievement points or from some sponsored deal where they basically got money for giving money away?
badz149  +   1059d ago
is this US only?
I hope I get it this time
WeAreLegion  +   1059d ago
I wish I could give more than just one bubble up for the Peanuts reference.
TheTwelve  +   1059d ago
Finally got mine...and used it all on Ecolibrium.
CaptainYesterday  +   1059d ago
Wait you bought Ecolibrium? It was free the other day I thought it still was!
FunAndGun  +   1059d ago
Man, that little game is quite fun!

The first time my Maanhare gained level and grew a horn, I said "oh hell yeah!"

Then for the first online challenge I placed like 5,000 and I was all "damn, I'm never getting that under 100 reward!"

:D

@CaptainYesterday

The base game is totally free and I'm pretty sure it will stay that way. There are microtransactions if you want to really get into it though.
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freezola75  +   1059d ago
Sup 12, I got mine yesterday too..

Fist bump w/Sony. (No explosion, that's wack LOL)

Haven't decided what to spend it on yet.. maybe a Vita game perhaps. Or I'll probably by a couple more episodes of TWD..

Anyways props to them I could definitely use it.. peace
TheTwelve  +   1059d ago
@Captain -- I used it to buy items *in* Ecolibrium, which is free.

@funandgun --- Ecolibrium takes a lot of patience but is super rewarding!!!

@Freezola --- whassup my dude
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SAE  +   1059d ago
Did you buy something from psn after the first 10$ ?..
kreate  +   1059d ago
I did. But I didnt receive anything this time around. Maybe for ppl who missed the first set of 10 buck giveaway?
Philoctetes  +   1059d ago
Same here. Time to buy Motorstorm RC -- and I'll have enough left over for a theme.
3-4-5  +   1059d ago
I hope I got the credits this time. Missed out on the last one.
t0mmyb0y  +   1059d ago
Me too. I thought they sent it because my message was "Wheres my $10 Sony" lol guess just coincidence.
DevilishSix  +   1058d ago
This is what is awesome about Sony. I have received around $50 so far, but I was an early adopter and upgraded my PS3 a couple times, but the network is free (unlike M$) and they give PSN dollars for just being a PS3 owner.
Th4Freak  +   1059d ago
No love for PSV users :(
CaptainYesterday  +   1059d ago
Thats not true at all I got the $10 and I have a Vita also PSN has been giving out free games too :)
Sharius  +   1059d ago
what are you talking? ps3 and psv use the same account

in 1st round many of my friends whom have only the psv get this 10$, but they cannot redeem this code via psv, then few day later they get that code again via email so they can redeem this at the website
Th4Freak  +   1059d ago
PS3 and PSV use the same account but remember that the products are attached to that account so Sony knows which platform you have.

I've had my PSN account since 2005 when I bought my first PSP and i've never recieved anything from Sony and this the second time Sony send free credit and i've never seen an article about PSV users recieving it also users in forums and reddit reported that they don't see the code in their PSV but when they go into the PS3 the message pops up.

So you're lying to me or you have extremely lucky friends.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum...

http://www.reddit.com/r/PS3...
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jon1234  +   1059d ago
@th4freak quick correction, you've had your psn account since 2006, the Psp had no account system in place :)
MysticStrummer  +   1059d ago
Whether it shows up on your Vita or not, PSN is still used by both. Just owning the console or handheld won't be enough to get the credit, I'm sure. How much money have you spent on PSN, buying games, avis, themes, DLC, Home items, etc? I've spent a lot, and I got the $10 credit last time. Friends of mine who hardly spend any money on PSN got mad and wondered where their credit was. lol
Th4Freak  +   1059d ago
It has nothing to do with how much you spend on the PSN, I left these 2 links so you can read that users reported that people who have spend only a few bucks got the $10 credit, it is completly random.

However my concern is that PSV users has reported that they don't get the $10 credit but also a couple of users that own PS3 and PSV said that the message is displayed in the PS3 but not in the PS Vita.
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porkChop  +   1059d ago
@Th4Freak

That's correct. I got the $10 last time and it only showed up on my PS3. Every single one of my messages on PS3 was also showing on my Vita, the ONLY one that was missing was the $10 credit. Seems to be only for PS3 users.
admiralvic  +   1059d ago
@ Th4Freak

It's actually a fundamental problem with the Vita and isn't unique to this instance. Basically any message that involves a link to the PSN store or at least the PSN will not appear on the Vita. Perhaps because of how the Vita is coded, which means it can't support it or Sony didn't implement it yet. Whatever the case might be, it's a universal thing.
Hicken  +   1059d ago
I can't tell you whether or not you get it if you're SOLELY a Vita user, but while I got the message in my inbox Tuesday on PS3, it didn't show up at all on my Vita.

I suggest contacting Sony to see if there's some other method by which you can check your PSN messages and acquire the code, if there is one.

Used mine, by the way, to buy Persona 2 EP.
Th4Freak  +   1059d ago
I just did it and they told me that they're not aware if it's displayed or not in the PSV however they will send a email with the code and they also told me that the free $10 credits promotion it's over and the only promotion right now is the one where you spend $50 and get extra $10. Hmm odd.
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Nerdmaster  +   1059d ago
I got $10 in the previous round and I used it plus $2.50 that I already had on my account to buy BlazBlue for Vita.
valormeer  +   1059d ago
Anyone from Europe getting these? Or it is completely USA Based.
xHeavYx  +   1059d ago
You get better PSN games, we get $10
JAM_brz  +   1059d ago
hahahaha

very good...

Europe - better PS Plus
but no money
PeZuS  +   1059d ago
Better PSN games? Is CS even out lol?
baldulf  +   1059d ago
US only again? Damn!
jakmckratos   1059d ago | Immature | show | Replies(5)
porkChop  +   1059d ago
I don't mean to be rude, but it really annoys me when everyone acts like USA = North America. There's 23 countries in North America, including Canada and Mexico.
cleverusername  +   1059d ago
Show UK some love ffs!!!
Gothdom  +   1059d ago
Congrats to all who receives one. I'm not one of them, but it's cool to have a free 10$ for those who did :)
Heisenburger  +   1059d ago
I had the same mentality when they gave them last time. I didn't get one then, but I got one this time.
:)

So hopefully you get yours next time.
HmongAmerican  +   1059d ago
I think you have to be online at the time. When they sent out messages. I'm online often and sometimes I received messages from SONY or maybe you have to except SONY sponsorship when sign up for PSN or others SONY PlayStation sites. Those are my guesses.
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lovegames718  +   1059d ago
Got a surprise like this months ago before it was even reported on but didn't get one the last time. Hopefully i get one this time again. IF i don't hey congrats to the ppl that did.
ML_Paladin888  +   1059d ago
I got one the first time around. i wonder if I'll get another
Gamesgbkiller  +   1059d ago
They will not send me because my account isn't US :(
WHYYYYYYY?
momthemeatloaf  +   1059d ago
Got mine yesterday, downloaded vice city
GEO9875  +   1059d ago
This is bullshit, i didnt got any 10 credit in feb, and neither now.. WTF
febreeze1  +   1059d ago
maybe in the next round you will get it?
GEO9875  +   1058d ago
I hope, sony is really pissing me off.
Im maybe switchig to xbox in next gen
wenaldy  +   1059d ago
Maybe in another life..
KangarooSam  +   1059d ago
See you in another life, brother.

Damn, I miss Lost so much.
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febreeze1  +   1058d ago
I just checked psn and I didn't get it too. I feel your pain lol.
gvindyb  +   1059d ago
Didn't get any both times :(
SageHonor  +   1059d ago
I never got any :/.
phantomexe  +   1059d ago
Same i still haven't seen 10 dollors.
chasegarcia  +   1059d ago
I got two psn accounts
I must be on the Sony sht list. I get nothing again.
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Roper316  +   1059d ago
in other new gaming MS says you may need to send them another $10.00 just because.
Kidmyst  +   1059d ago
I got my a couple days ago after renewing my Plus membership and some Skyrim DLC
contradictory  +   1059d ago
i still haven't gotten it
can't say i'm too pissed because of it though
ziggurcat  +   1059d ago
i hope i get one this time :(
contradictory  +   1059d ago
also i use european psn
not sure it affects anything though
blackberty  +   1059d ago
What about us loyal fans in the UK?
Thirty3Three  +   1059d ago
Spend $50, get $10 back. You know the $10 are already going out for this, right?
Roper316  +   1059d ago
no they don't go out until April
zAlchemist  +   1059d ago
Dude free money on ps3 ............. WDF!
Nes_Daze  +   1059d ago
I had to check if it was legit, didn't expect that, now what the hell should I spend my money on....
ScubaSteve1  +   1059d ago
i didn't get anything the first time, nor did i get anything the second time
tweet75  +   1059d ago
now sony knows how to treat consumers right!
murdock55  +   1059d ago
thank god i have 5 accounts thats 50 bucks
Y_5150  +   1059d ago
You got it for each account?!
murdock55  +   1059d ago
yes
Mathew9R   1059d ago | Spam
theDECAY  +   1059d ago
Still nothing...
Nerdmaster  +   1059d ago
Are they only giving $10? A friend of mine got $50 on the first round, and we suspect that it's because he spends A LOT on the PSN. But I didn't hear of anybody else getting $50.
Roper316  +   1059d ago
the only $50 gift card I see offered on PSN is if you sign up for a Sony credit card. Me thinks your friend is not telling the truth or he signed up for the CC and left that part of his story out.
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