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"PlayStation Network" the latest information on disabilities

Playstation Japan outlines the phased plan of the schedule to restart PSN as well as a detailed list of services and features to resume in their first steps towards bringing all of their services back online.

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InFAMOUS12700d ago

All I keep seeing is SOON SOON SOON!! I am ready to lose my *%#$. I just want some KZ3, Portal 2 and SOCOM action online already... Bahhhhhhhhh

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Tony-Red-Grave2700d ago

well anyone who saw the conference would know. :/ im pretty sure this is old news.

madcowz642700d ago

I know really everything is tomorrow or this week, it's just something we have to cope with until it comes back. They said this week but then SOE was attacked so that may delay what happens to PSN. I understand its frustrating, I am too but patience is key to this whole situation unfortunatley as consumers we can't do anything about this.

BISHOP-BRASIL2700d ago

@madcowz64

SOE wasn't attacked, it's servers were put down for updating because of the PSN intrusion. If you had been following it should be obvious, all Sony online services and networks had to be updated to close the breach points hackers used to invade PSN.

You are not the first person saying it, not your fault, but there is already too much misinformation around, check your facts before spreading up the drama.

Elwenil2700d ago

@Bishop-br,

Sorry but I think you are wrong. SOE sent me an Email stating that they were attacked as well. Here is the first paragraph:

"Dear Valued Sony Online Entertainment Customer:
Our ongoing investigation of illegal intrusions into Sony Online Entertainment systems has discovered that hackers may have obtained personal customer information from SOE systems. We are today advising you that the personal information you provided us in connection with your SOE account may have been stolen in a cyber-attack. Stolen information includes, to the extent you provided it to us, the following: name, address (city, state, zip, country), email address, gender, birthdate, phone number, login name and hashed password."

Based on that it seems that SOE was attacked either as part of the same attack as what they took the PSN down for or a separate attack.

MrBeatdown2700d ago

This is old news. This was posted on the PS Blog several days ago...

"In addition, PS3 will have a forced system software update that will require all registered PlayStation Network users to change their account passwords before being able to sign into the service."

BISHOP-BRASIL2700d ago

@madcowz64 & Elwenil

Yeah man, my bad.

Although Sony did close other servers over the first intrusion, SOE was in fact attacked.

I was following the first reports on monday...
http://n4g.com/news/755264/...
...in those they state that the service was brought down due to recent intrusions, not because of a new one.

But about 7 hours after (I just checked N4G submit history) this same e-mail you quoted were posted in here too... I missed it.

My bad, I guess all the news coming every second, many times without anything new to add and actually misinforming, I got cought in the middle and spread the fud myself... My bad...

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SKullDugger2700d ago

I agree, this is getting a little old..

hotrider122700d ago

who gives a rat ass just get it online!!!!

fluffydelusions2700d ago (Edited 2700d ago )

Play portal 2 on pc...it is free with ps3 :)

darthelghast2700d ago

Don't you have to connect your PSN account with your Steam account to play it? I've heard people say they couldn't play it for that reason.

DaCajun2700d ago

Yes you needed to have your PSN and Steam accounts linked before they shut it down to play Portal 2 on your PC otherwise the code will not work. Tried it and it tells me to link my PSN and Steam account first.

Sarcasm2700d ago (Edited 2700d ago )

"Confirmed: PS3 to Receive 3.61 Update" "There is no official source of this news other than directly from the Japanese website using google translate."

I see N4G hasn't changed much. *facepalm*

llMurcielagoll2700d ago

The feeling is mutual InFAMOUS1.. The feeling is Mutual. PSN is offline for about 2 weeks already and we are approaching the third. But according to the press conference held in Japan should be online again sometime this week and I really hope that wasn't just an assumption.

krauley2700d ago

Why are you in a hurry to read "Help! The hackers stoled my information and updated my ps3 with firmware 3.61 and now its bricked!" articles?

;)

egidem2699d ago

Like I said, people are getting desperate. It's getting crazy out there! Once PSN goes back online, I'm gonna have some fun. For now, I'm enjoying getting my ass kicked (again and again) playing Demon's Souls.

I had a thought, wouldn't you guys love to like look into the future at say firmware update 7.61 to find out what features are in the firmware??

Ricco-Warrior2699d ago

this is going to be one of those weeks again

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Joni-Ice2700d ago

This looks like the paper they got from the news press.

DontShoot-Me-Bro2700d ago (Edited 2700d ago )

Enable password change "PlayStation 3" System Software Update ver.3.61 (soon)

That's been there since flipping May 1st.

I've finished all my single player games, I've been outside (it really isnt that great) now i just want my PSN back :(

Tony-Red-Grave2700d ago

lol there we go sorry didnt see your post have an agree and a bubble

PshycoNinja2700d ago

lol outside isnt that great. You sir have won +1 internetz.

InFAMOUS12700d ago

You're right.. Outside suckssss!!! I just spent $60 bucks going to the movies.. WTF? Thats a damn video game.... Sunshine and fresh air is SERIOUSLY overrated! Pwnin noobs on PSN is NOT!

pody2700d ago

Best comment ever!

"..I've been outside (it really isnt that great).."

2 good :D I agree with you btw!

Tony-Red-Grave2700d ago

man the suns outside noboy likes the sun "sun sun go away dont ever come another day gamers want to stay and play sun sun gtf away" XD yes i just made that up

BISHOP-BRASIL2700d ago

Man, put a warning to that thing... I spitted coffe all over my notebook!

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andron6662700d ago

Sony said so themselves in the Security update on their blogs, so why is this news?

All I want now are:

1: PSN up and running, as secure as can be.
and
2: The wankers how did this behind bars...

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irepbtown2699d ago

Patience is the key.

I just wish i had that key.

Skyreno2700d ago (Edited 2700d ago )

lol Wow Everyone going to become zombies. because of No PSN

joydestroy2700d ago

so this is how the zombie apocalypse starts

badz1492700d ago

kinda sad that PS3 users are the 1st to be the zombies!