Publishers and developers have lost a lot of money due to the PSN outage, suffering far more than the righteously furious consumers that everyone's been focusing on. Until now, we had no idea what Sony was telling publishers, and that's because, according to one source, Sony wasn't telling them anything.
A leaked letter from Sony to its publishing partners was recently leaked to Industry Gamers, and the leak is only recent because the letter was sent yesterday, over three weeks after the PSN went down. Even worse, it mostly contains vague placating commentary, not much different from what consumers were given.
The letter talks about Sony's "welcome back" plans and the "aggressive action" being taken to secure customers' peace of mind. Nothing about how Sony might compensate the potential millions of dollars that companies have lost.
It doesn't really look good enough to be sent to a company that may have lost a ton of cash because it trusted Sony. You can check it out below. Methinks there'll be a fair few publishers who won't be satisfied.
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