Quantcast
PlayStation Store is finally back up in Japan - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



PlayStation Store is finally back up in Japan


5:00 AM on 07.05.2011
PlayStation Store is finally back up in Japan photo



Those of us living in America, Europe, and pretty much anywhere else in the world have been enjoying the return of the PlayStation Store for the past month, hopefully remembering to snag a few free games in the process. But in Japan, the birthplace of the PS3, the PSN revival hasn't gone beyond offering online gaming due to the government's concern about Sony's weak security.

Thankfully, the PlayStation Store is finally back on in Ol' Nippon. Assuming there are no fresh hacks before July 6, Japanese gamers can start catching up on all the digital releases and DLC they've been missing. Qriocity is also going back up on that day, but a quick imaginary survey confirms that no one cares.

After almost three months, it's good to see Sony finally get authorized approval to relaunch online functions. More importantly, Japan was the last holdout when it came to PSN downtime, so PSN is now officially back up around the world. Welcome back, Japan. All of us with Japanese PSN accounts look forward to downloading your free games soon.

PlayStation Store, Qriocity returning to Japan this week, completing global PSN restoration [Engadget]

 






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.








Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

japan

6:30 PM on 07.23.2014
Beat-'em-up Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds hits PS Vita next week

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds was a decently enjoyable sidescrolling beat-'em-up released on Xbox Live Arcade early last year. It's now coming to PS Vita, where it will hopefully gain more visibility, on July 29, 2014. Goo...more



5:00 PM on 07.23.2014
Puzzle & Dragons W releases in Japan on July 29

Puzzles & Dragons W, an updated version of Puzzles & Dragons Z, will release in Japan on July 29, according to GungHo Online Entertainment. Puzzles & Dragons W will include both the original Puzzle and Dragons mod...more



3:45 PM on 07.23.2014
There's a Bravely Second sneak peek in the latest issue of Jump

Bravely Second is on the horizon, and the latest issue of Jump Magazine gives readers a sneak peek at Magnolia and Agnès from the upcoming sequel to Bravely Default. Unfortunately, I can't read much Japanese. But this ...more



View all japan






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more