PlayStation Plus subscribers may be compensated. Speaking with NowGamer, Jesse Divnich – VP at games industry analysts EEDAR, has predicted PlayStation 3 sales will be affected by the hack, but only in the short term.
Sony seems to be doing everything they can in this situation.
Naw. Sony's going to have to some general level damage control at least once PSN is back up. Free movies and XP weekends at the very least. Get some event in Home going to get back some usual visitors. its going to be a few months before people feel comfortable with it again.
About 4 people in 1000 would care about free XP weekends.
Its to early to tell how the sales will be affect by this. One is no has a clue when the psn will be back. Will if be back up next week ? next month ? 3 month , 6 months ? We have no idea. We also dont know how many people had their CC numbers stolen or their ID's. These stories might be goin on for months after the psn is back up. Also if someone like say Fox news makes these stories a big deal it it will affect them for a lot longer.
I guess we'll see.
these articles need to die already >< alright we get it its fucking hacked, psn is offline, yea i got it! are there really no other news of the gaming industry? or is this whole thing shadowing everything? what a fucking nightmare
theres one thing that i dont agree with in this article: they say it will normalize within months, well i dont think it will take months and i also doubt that they will loose money based directly on sales because of this either (though they are and will loose money on other things), even if hardware (and hardware isnt really the money maker here...) sales drop theyre probably going to sell more software. i know i bought 4 games since psn went down, probably would have just bought socom, played some of that and maybe a bit of killzone, but instead i bought socom and a few other new games that had local coop campaigns so me and some friends could still play together
Look haters Sony isnt going to go anywhere. In a week or 2 PSN will be back and theres nothing you can do about it. Sony made some mistakes and got hacked because of it but now they are rebuilding the network so this doesnt happen again. If something similar happens to live i am sure the media would make an even bigger deal about it than PSN because its a paid service (for multiplayer at least). But you wont see me posting a million troll articles about it nor throwing a party because their online system failed. I am a gamer at heart and it pains me if any group is deprived of their online experiences.
I just want it to come back online so I can buy the Stranger's Wrath remake lol
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