PSN Restoration Starting

15 May, 2011 - 8:07 pm by

The troubled PlayStation 3 network is finally starting it’s restoration today with a limited service being rolled out to all the users in the country. Sony has released a statement on their EU Blog detailing that every user has to update the software to version 3.6.1 in order to resume use. 

The firmware update will also force a password change as an added security measure against potential future attacks. Initial services that have been reinstated trophy updates and online multiplayer with the other services due to be rolled out shortly. As a welcome back package, Sony are offering every user 30 days to the PlayStation Plus service and 30 days access to the Music Unlimited services as well as other unannounced benefits.

Full details of the press release can be found here.

Sony have not given a timescale on when the full PSN or the welcome back package will be available but keep checking VGamingNews for updates.