Sony Now Sending Out Free Game Codes for Data Breach

Posted on Mar 7 2016 - 12:29pm by Gaf Hussain

Sony has now started sending out the free games that they offered for a Sony Online Entertainment data breach that occurred on April 2011. Below is a sample of what to expect if you were one of the ones who could be bothered to fill out the lengthy claim form.


All those who filled out the claim form were given the option of cash, dynamic themes or a game download for PSP, PS Vita or PS3, A list of them found below.


  • Dead Nation
  • inFamous
  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Super Stardust HD
  • Rain
  • Puppeteer
  • Invizimals: Lost Kingdom
  • God of War HD Collection


  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Modnation Racers
  • Patapon 3
  • Killzone Liberation
  • Wipeout Pure
  • Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror

PS Vita

  • LittleBigPlanet
  • Patapon 3
  • Killzone: Liberation


  • WipeEout HD Dynamic Theme
  • Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Dynamic Theme
  • Tokyo Jungle Dynamic Theme
  • The Last of Us Dynamic Theme
  • Ratchet & Clank Dynamic Theme
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Dynamic Theme

The terms of the lawsuit are stated below:

The settlement offers payments equal to credit balances (if applicable credit balance is $2.00 or more) in inactive accounts, game and online service benefits for holders of active accounts, and reimbursements for certain out-of-pocket expenses from any identity theft proven to have resulted from the Intrusions.

At the final fairness hearing held on May 4, 2015, the district court granted final approval of the settlement.  The district court’s Judgement was entered on May 6, 2015.  The Judgement also granted Co-Lead Settlement Class Counsel’s request for an award of attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses in the combined amount of $2,750,000.

Sony will be glad to put this class action lawsuit behind them, and hopefully are now, well-prepared for cyber attacks that affect their customers.