Sony apologizes for PSN downtime with 10% PS Store discount this weekend

Whether or not you experienced PlayStation Network's downtime during the holidays, Sony is apologizing with a 10% PlayStation Store discount this weekend.


Sony is staying true to its promise of offering a 10% PlayStation Store discount after hackers made its PlayStation Network completely inaccessible over the holidays and in early 2015.

The 10% discount will be valid from 9am PT on January 23 through 9am PT on January 26. Sony will provide a promotion code for a one-time discount off eligible items within a total cart purchase within its PlayStation Store on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, or on its website. Some exclusions do apply, which includes subscriptions for PS Plus, Music Unlimited, PS Now, and rental video content. Thankfully, it appears pre-orders are currently eligible.

In addition to this 10% discount, Sony is also rolling out a 5-day PS Plus membership extension for all members impacted by the PSN service interruptions. An email will be sent out within the next few days to confirm the extension on these PS Plus accounts, although no action is required to initiate the extension.

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    January 20, 2015 8:30 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Sony apologizes for PSN downtime with 10% PS Store discount this weekend

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      January 20, 2015 9:18 AM

      Not so much of an apology as it is spitting in the wind. HOWEVER, that being said someone in Sony remembers what old school PR means.
      Make you customers happy.
      But this 10% off is utter bullshit.
      Make it 40% now that's something to write home about.

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        January 20, 2015 11:38 AM

        It could've been worse. It could've been a 2% discount.

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          January 20, 2015 4:36 PM

          Don't be ridiculous, only a small gaming website would be that foolish.

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      January 20, 2015 12:14 PM

      Would rather Sony make the downtime up by using PS Plus subscriptions to make online services better. Messaging is a joke.

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      January 20, 2015 12:30 PM

      Sony apologizes buy giving you an opportunity to give them your money.

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        January 20, 2015 2:33 PM

        HA ha ha, yup!

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        January 20, 2015 2:37 PM

        They also gave extra PSN Plus time. I feel like the 10% off coupon is a nice extra gesture, especially since it is everything in your cart.

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          January 20, 2015 3:33 PM

          Everything in your cart that's "eligible." I have a feeling some big-name content isn't going to be eligible.

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            January 20, 2015 3:35 PM

            I'm waiting to see them price Journey sensibly so I can buy it again from the fucking assholes >:(
            shavenewok chut up!

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        January 20, 2015 2:37 PM

        Right as all their sales end... and can't be used on PSN+ subs apparently?

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      January 20, 2015 2:58 PM


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      January 20, 2015 4:00 PM

      Now if only there was something I wanted to buy on the PS store.