Home > Gaming > Sony To Repay Playstation Users

Sony To Repay Playstation Users

Sony To Repay Playstation Users

Sony has agreed, six years on, to pay Playstation 3 owners for a 2010 firmware update that removed the games console’s ability to run Linux.

Sony came to an agreement with lawyers representing PS3 owners, according to Ars Technica, with the company having to pay $55 to anyone that used Linux on the PS3 before the firmware update.

The ruling ordered Sony to pay $9 to anyone who bought an original “fat” PS3 based on the “other OS”.

In order to get their 55 bucks, a gamer “must attest under oath to their purchase of the product and installation of Linux, provide proof of their purchase or a serial number and PlayStation network sign-in ID, and submit some proof of their use of the Other OS functionality.”

In order to get $9, a gamer “may attest that he or she lost value and/or desired functionality or was otherwise injured as a consequence of firmware update 3.21 issued on April 1, 2010.”

You may also like
Sony Announce 4th Gen Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones
Global E-Sports Market Forecast To Beat $4 Billion By 2027
Acer Hits Record High Margin Of 3.2% In Q2
Logitech G Release TRUEFORCE Racing Wheel For PS4 & PS5
Sony Facing Major Profit Collapse, Some Divisions Up To 40%