Sony PlayStation Network to be fully restored by weekend

Sony provides its services to all PlayStation Network this weekend in all regions except Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong re-told by the company Tuesday.

Sony is once again the unlimited music service on its audio and video streaming service Qriocity for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PlayStation Portable (PSP) gaming platforms, Vaio laptops and other PCs.

Details for Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea, and for the remaining services on Qriocity will be announced as they become available.

Sony pulled the plug on the PlayStation Network and Qriocity service on April 20, the day after the recognition of what she later described as “very high” intrusion. Cyber ​​attacks exposed personal data of about 77 million users.

The first phase of PlayStation Network and Qriocity restoration began on May 15 in North and South America, Europe and other countries have followed last Saturday by Japan and some Asian countries, said Sony. South Korea and Hong Kong are not in this first phase of restoration is covered. In the first phase, the user is able, some services such as online games, account management, contact lists and to discuss the access functions.

The restoration also planned for this weekend full functionality of the PlayStation Store offers, redeem the trade game, the ability of good and codes and all the features of Music Unlimited for PS3, PSP, VAIO and other PC, a Sony said. Restoration of video-on-demand and unlimited music on Qriocity for a variety of compatible devices Sony Network will be announced later, he said.

Sony said it had made significant improvements to the security of network infrastructure, except for the verification of payment processing and commerce functions.

Sony offers customers a “Welcome Back” package of services and “premium content” for all registered users on PlayStation Network and Qriocity. Details will be announced separately in each region, he said. Sony has already offered some free video games and movies in an attempt to appease the customer. He also offered free services for the protection of identity theft in the U.S. last week.