GameSpot: Though the PlayStation Store remains down, the dust is starting to settle on the Great PlayStation Network Outage of 2011. With online play and other functions restored, analysts are beginning to sift through the aftermath of the April 16-19 data breach and subsequent three-week service suspension that affected some 77 million PSN users.
Despite the PSN outage and data breach, most PS3 owners are standing by their consoles
GameSpot's industry-research division, GameSpot Trax, recently conducted a survey of 2,285 GameSpot users who own PlayStation 3s about the PSN outage. The majority of those surveyed, 67 percent, responded that they are "very likely" to resume using the PSN following the data breach and downtime. Those who are "somewhat likely" to use their PS3s online again totaled 14 percent