Sony are trying to make things right following PSN ‘s downtime over the holidays. According to an article posted on the Playstation blog by Eric Lempel, they’re offering customers a 10% discount on select titles over the weekend.
To make up for the service outage that lingered for days, Sony is offering a 10% discount from 9:00 AM PST January 23 to 9:00 AM PST January 26. PSN customers can use the promotional code they’ll receive for a one-time only purchase of a 10% discount off eligible items in a total cart purchase on the PSN Store. This applies to PS3 and PS4 as well as the mobile Sony store. There are caveats to their generosity though. this does not works for PSN+, Music Unlimited, PS Now, and any rental content. The discount code also needs to be redeemed at checkout and the discount used by 9:00AM on Jan 26. Sony had some suggestions on what to use it for.
Use the discount on hundreds of thousands of items including blockbuster new releases, award winning indie games, game add-ons and season passes, pre orders, and an enormous selection of TV and Movies to own. You can find the code on PlayStation Store and via @PlayStation.
As an added bonus, for those PS+ users that couldn’t play online during Christmas, Sony have begun sending out 5-day PS Plus membership extensions to people. These require no participation and will be given to players, gratis. Those lucky people should receive an email in the next few days letting them know.
This is kind of exciting news, with Bloodborne, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and many others being released soon. As a lot of people are pointing out, 10% isn’t a whole lot. While many are simply unimpressed, angry, or saddened that the discount will only last over the next weekend. Given it’s only 10%, it seems best to spend it on some of the bigger ticket items like the Dying Light Premium Edition or the Battlefield Hardline Deluxe Edition pre-orders to take full advantage of this offer. Remember, you only have the weekend!
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