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PSN store set to return May 24

Tentative date given to publisher and developer partners from Sony

Sony's PlayStation Network store has been given a tentative return date of May 24, almost five weeks after it was taken offline.

That's according to an internal Sony memo seen by Gamasutra, which states that Sony intends to publish two updates every week for the next two weeks to catch up with a backlog of new DLC and games on the store - and rearrange the schedule depending on urgency.

"If there are concerns, we are willing to consider adjusting the release date of your content on this schedule," said PSN content manager Jack Osorno. "Adjustments will be made on a case by case basis."

The PlayStation Store is the only major service not up and running on the network since it went back online last weekend.

Multiplayer features, Qriocity and other services have gradually been reinstated to the network, following a hack in which 77 million accounts were compromised.

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Latest comments (3)

Dylan Sabin Journalist 8 years ago
Wonder if this'll also bring about the "Welcome Back" package.
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Andrew Goodchild Studying development, Train2Game8 years ago
The problem with rushing out the releases that missed their original slot is surely that there will be a lot of games released together, risking that they get lost in the throng.
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Terence Gage Freelance writer 8 years ago
I agree with Andrew: if multiple new games are pushed out at the same time, someone's sales will be affected. But, at the same time, if a game is complete and ready to go, smaller developers probably aren't going to want to wait for an opportune release window and will be needing cash to start coming is ASAP.
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