The identities and motives of Lizard Squad members, who claim to be behind gamers' holiday-break headache, take center stage now that the services have been restored.
The controversial tech entrepreneur offers hackers vouchers for his own Mega service in exchange for restoring services. It appears to have worked.
Hacker group DerpTrolling claims to have released a "very small portion" of usernames and logins for three gaming networks in its possession as a "warning to companies".
The company will settle a class-action lawsuit over the PlayStation Network breach in 2011 by giving gamers $15 million worth of goods and services.
The cyberattack may be linked to software found preloaded on the PC maker's laptops that left them vulnerable to malware.
The new service will be available in 41 countries.
The social network admits the hour-long problem was caused by its own engineers.
Microsoft says the list of more than 1,800 e-mail addresses and passwords was compiled through phishing attacks and malware.
Sharlto Copley and Eddie Izzard square off in Sony's comic-based superhero/cop show mashup.
Downloadable games from Sony and Microsoft are all several quid more expensive than their physical counterparts, despite no box or shipping costs.