PS3 DC Universe, Free Realms players promised a 'make good'

In light of PSN downtime, SOE says its personal information databases are secure, promises redress for outage; details to come later.

The PlayStation Network security breach saw the personal data (and potentially credit card information) of an estimated 77 million registered users laid bare to unknown parties with unknown motives. However, the impact of the resulting downtime is entirely clear to PlayStation 3 owners with a penchant for online-focused games. Among the titles rendered unplayable due to the outage is a pair of massively multiplayer offerings from Sony Online Entertainment: DC Universe Online and the free-to-play Free Realms.

Can our heroes right injustice and overcome the diabolical threat known only as The Unauthorized Person? Tune in next week to find out!

On the DC Universe Online forums Tuesday, SOE community relations admins posted a pair of notes to users impacted by the outage. First off, the representatives said that SOE's user systems and databases are separate from those of the PlayStation Network and SOE has no reason to believe its security was breached.

Second, the company offered an apology to players and said it would be offering promotions on its PC portfolio of games this weekend "to thank players for their patience." As for the PS3 players of DC Universe Online and Free Realms, the SOE representative said the company is "working on a 'make good' plan" for them, with details to be available soon.

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TankBusterJenn
TankBusterJenn

Oh they better give me some Green Lantern powers for DCUO over this.

tomcrole
tomcrole

basicly there saying pleases dont stop paying for nothing, i swear were give you something good, it wont be your money back but it might be a nice hat

mtait01
mtait01

@gameking5000 well of course not, its called sarcasm, though they should considering how much Sony messed up!!! @deano2096 I would be up for that lol

deano2096
deano2096

hahaha @Mtait01 "sony need to give every PS3 user an Ipad" get a grip Eric, although.... maybe apple can use you as their prototype centipad?

gameking5000
gameking5000

@mtait01 And you think apple is gonna give away 77 million iPads?

mtait01
mtait01

$ony need to give every PS3 user an Ipad to make up for their lack of security

Kid2812
Kid2812

That's good for DC online players

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SicklySunStorm
SicklySunStorm

@tmacman - man, I had a go at others earlier for derailing the topic, but that's some funny s****!!! We'll stop now everyone, promise... ;) ha ha BTW - what is Free Realms? never heard of it :?

Makuwaido
Makuwaido

@partytimekegs Because the renewing was because of a possible fraud, banks are not allowed to charge for changing your card. I changed mine today explaining this situation and they didn't charge me anything.

partytimekegs
partytimekegs

I want some free points for all the BS I had to go through with destroying my credit card, renewing my card for 15$.

tmacman
tmacman

@SicklySunStorm If you rearrange "Sony" and add some letters, you get "Yes, we blew up the twin towers and the pentagon, and now we're busy drinking apple smoothies" OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

elkornu
elkornu

an apology sony are freaking kidding me u better do better than that i dont pay my memberships with apologies

GunBladeHero
GunBladeHero

@SicklySunStorm OMG! You're right!!! Now I know it! It was Sony who hacked into the PSN! Stupid son of a...oh wait, Sony hacked into the PSN o_o ? lol

SicklySunStorm
SicklySunStorm

@GunBladeHero - that is sheer genius LMFAO. A very tenuous link, but then that's all most conspiracy nuts need to start babbling and squabbling.... Sony rerranged spells Noys, which is like Noise, which is what happened when the towers collapsed(!) OMFG you're right RUUUUUUNNNNN!!!! ha ha ha

TheTenth10
TheTenth10

and still noone suspects Microsoft??? they're the ones that gain the most of the situation ...

Marky360
Marky360

@330566 Yea thats true I had forgot that part thanks for clearing that up for me

GunBladeHero
GunBladeHero

@SicklySunStorm The day the 'Unnautorized person'' hacked into PSN was 04/19/11 see here? 19/11 excludes the 1 = 9/11 OMFG!!!! lol

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MoK86
MoK86

what's free realms?

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