Sony Dishes Out Free Games For Those Affected By 2011 PSN Breach
As part of the proposed settlement, anyone who had a
"The proposed settlement offers payments equal to credit balances (if applicable credit balance is $2.00 or more) in inactive accounts, game and online service benefits for holders of active accounts, and reimbursements for certain out-of-pocket expenses from any identity theft proven to have resulted from the Intrusions," Sony says.
If you had a PSN account at the time of the breach, you can choose a wallet balance payment option, or make a selection from one of three digital reward tiers consisting of a free game, free themes, or three months of PlayStation Plus for new subscribers.
Here's a list of the games you can choose from (if eligible):
- Dead Nation (PS3)
- inFAMOUS (PS3)
- LittleBigPlanet (PS3)
- Super Stardust HD (PS3)
- rain (PS3)
- Puppetter (PS3)
- Invisimals: Lost Kingdom (PS3)
- God of War HD (PS3)
- LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
- ModNation Racers (PSP)
Patapon 3 (PSP)
- Killzone Liberation (PSP)
- WieEout Pure (PSP)
- Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (PSP)
In addition, if you had out-of-pocket charges due to identify theft that occurred as a result of the security breach, and have documentation that can prove it, you can submit a separate claim for up to $2,500 in reimbursement.
Think you qualify? If so, go here for more information and/or to file a claim.