Now that some PlayStation Network and Qriocity services have been restored Sony provided details about the "Welcome Back" appreciation program for users in North America.
Sony said it developed the program as an expression of gratitude for users' patience during the service outage.
This package will be made available to all existing registered PlayStation Network and Qriocity users in North America (US and Canada), and will be made available shortly after Sony has fully restored the service.
All PlayStation Network customers can select two PS3 games from the following list. The games will be available for 30 days shortly after PlayStation Store is restored and can be kept forever.
- Dead Nation
- Super Stardust HD
- Wipeout HD + Fury
Instead of the "Super Stardust HD" game title, European users will be offered the "Ratchet and Clank: Quest for Booty" title.
PSP owners will be eligible to download two PSP games from the following list. The games will be available for 30 days shortly after PlayStation Store is restored and can be kept forever.
- LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
- ModNation Racers
- Pursuit Force
- Killzone Liberation
- A selection of "On Us" rental movie titles will be available to PlayStation Network customers over one weekend, where Video Service is available.
- 30 days free PlayStation Plus membership for non PlayStation Plus subscribers.
- Existing PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive an additional 60 days of free subscription.
- Existing Music Unlimited Premium Trial subscription members will receive an additional 30 days of free premium subscription.
- Additional 30 days + time lost for existing members of Music Unlimited Premium/Basic subscription free of charge for existing Premium/Basic members.
- To welcome users Home, PlayStation Home will be offering 100 free virtual items. Sony added that additional free content would be released soon, including the next addition to the Home Mansion personal space, and Ooblag's Alien Casino, an exclusive game.