Sony to 'fully restore' PlayStation Network this week ... in the West

PSN goes online
PSN goes online

Alright, so that image doesn't exactly apply anymore, but it's still funny. As Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea await proof of improved security, Sony has gone ahead and announced that it will 'fully restore' PlayStation Network services by the end of this week. The news comes short after the company announced its "Welcome Back" for Western customers, which included a short amount of free time with the PlayStation Plus service as well as one free game (from a selection of four) for PS3 and PSP consoles and more. (But something is missing.)


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