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The short version: Download history/friends list/settings will not be affected by the outage, trophies earned in single-player offline games will still be intact when PSN service resumes and PS+ cloud saves will be retrievable once PSN is restored. Sony also said that it is working on a “gesture of goodwill†for PSN users as well as a “make good†plan for players of the PS3 versions of DC Universe Online and Free Realms.
Tom's Guide Source: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/PSN-Outa...ews-11022.html
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I demand compensation for not being able to use this free service!
    
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I demand compensation for not being able to use this free service!
Still, it's a nice gesture.
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I heard from a reliable source that their good gesture will be a month free of their new paid PSN service as they need to recoup money from this and due to imminent lawsuits.
    
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LOL PSN is free....
I could understand if it was XBL
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Still, it's a nice gesture.
That was supposed to be an "inb4" but I forgot the inb4.
    
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Originally Posted by SUPER PISSED View Post
I demand compensation for not being able to use this free service!
Glass empty / glass full situation.

You could just as easily view PSN as part of the initial purchase and that XBL is just something Microsoft makes their users pay for.

Seems to me like XBL users feel the constant need to justify spending hundreds of dollars over the life of the console for the service.

Despite what fanboys would have people believe, PSN has had perfect uptime and no slowdowns in my using it.

It's also pretty easy to entertain the idea that XBL could have been hacked as well if they provoked the wrong group of nerds.
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I'll take it, I haven't been greatly inconvenienced by the PSN outage, mostly play single player games when I find an hour or two to play. I have been a PSN+ subscriber since day one, and a PS3 owner since launch, and have nothing but great things to say about the service. Perhaps they have grown complacent about security until recent times, but have faith in the rebuilding of the PSN.
    
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LOL PSN is free....
I could understand if it was XBL
Xbox Live had online issues back in 2007 that caused gamers to sign on/off for two weeks which Microsoft remedied somewhat with a free game. Not all gamers were effected by this like PSN was and those issues were unrelated to hacking. Four million people signed up for XBL in such a short time period which caused the inconsistencies.

OT: Who is that in your avatar :O

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Originally Posted by Kaldari View Post
Glass empty / glass full situation.

You could just as easily view PSN as part of the initial purchase and that XBL is just something Microsoft makes their users pay for.

Seems to me like XBL users feel the constant need to justify spending hundreds of dollars over the life of the console for the service.

Despite what fanboys would have people believe, PSN has had perfect uptime and no slowdowns in my using it.

It's also pretty easy to entertain the idea that XBL could have been hacked as well if they provoked the wrong group of nerds.
XBL is not a requirement to play games.

People pay for it because they feel it is worth it, so if you don't feel its worth it then simply don't pay for it, it's that simple.

PSN is in a position that it's in because of a fatal design flaw in it's security similar to how the console itself was hacked.

Neither of the other consoles have this problem.
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I'm full up on Sony news. No more, I don't care if they take over the world. Please.
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