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.
Downloadable games from Sony and Microsoft are all several quid more expensive than their physical counterparts, despite no box or shipping costs.
A UK watchdog has landed the Japanese gaming giant with a bill, saying the disastrous hack "could have been prevented".
Sony's console has seen a significant breach of its security measures, making it easier for people to run pirated games.
A judge rules that "there is no such thing as perfect security," after 75 million customers' billing addresses, user names, passwords, and phone numbers were stolen in a massive cyberattack.
Up to 1,000 of RIM's BlackBerry PlayBooks are recalled, Netflix scoops up films from Miramax, and Sony finally starts to relaunch the PlayStation Network but not without glitches.
Sony has pulled another PS Vita title from the PSN store following a blog by a known hacker about its security holes.
The PlayStation Network is down until 2am on Tuesday 17 April, stopping access to the PSN Store, account settings and online gaming.
The PlayStation Network is going down for a mammoth 18 hours of maintenance.
Sony has changed its PlayStation Store terms and conditions, meaning you can now only access games you've downloaded on two consoles.