Recent debacle of Sony’s Playstation network affected more than 77 million users worldwide. After unscheduled reboot detection of Playstation servers and possible leak of credit card information, company had to shut down the whole network which left all gamers in lurch.
A six day long down time not only left users out of show but also thrown Sony to face huge revenue losses. Playstation really screwed up and their customers are not happy campers. However, many of us didn’t follow the whole episode due to continuous outrage and frustration towards Playstation. Also, Sony has lot of learn from this.
Whilst Sony desperately tries to woo back its understandably wary customers with packages of free services and games — or a “customer compensation package” as Sony calls it — industry analysts on the other hand are now looking at what the effects, both long and short-term of this shutdown have been, and will be.
Here is an interesting infographic from Promotionalcodes which covers the incident by Title “anatomy of the most significant digital theft in history”.