By Spencer . May 16, 2011 . 2:24pm
PlayStation Network is partially back up and some people, after a password reset, are enjoying online games again. As an apology for the downtime and security breach, Sony Computer Entertainment has a "Welcome Back" program planned.
Details have not been announced for North America or Japan, but trickled out of Europe. The PAL PlayStation Blog posted a list of digital welcome back gifts.
Two of the following PlayStation 3 games:
And also two of the following PSP games:
Germany’s list is a little different with Super Stardust HD and Hustle Kings replacing inFamous and Dead Nation on PlayStation 3. PSP games Pursuit Force and Killzone Liberation are swapped out with Everybody’s Golf 2 and Buzz Jr. Jungle Party.
All regular PSN account holders also get 30 days of PlayStation Plus for free. Paid PlayStation Plus subscribers receive 60 days of extended service. Music Unlimited members also get 30 days of free service.
An announcement for North America is pending and we’ll update after Sony specifies what content will be available.
Update: Details about the Welcome Back bonuses have been announced in North America and the list is quite similar to Europe.
You can select two of the following PS3 games:
and two of the PSP games on this list:
Free games will be available 30 days after the PlayStation Restored and can be kept forever. Sony Computer Entertainment America will also offer free "On Us" movie rentals over one weekend with titles to be announced at a later date. PlayStation Home users will get a chance to pick up 100 free virtual items including the next addition to the Home Mansion personal space and a playable game called Ooblag’s Alien Casino.