Sony may resume U.S.-based online games on Tuesday: report

Reuters News
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Posted: May 20, 2011 10:36 AM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony is considering resuming its U.S.-based online games service on Tuesday, following a massive security breach last month, Kyodo news agency said on Friday.

The consumer electronics giant was forced to close down its PlayStation games network and its PC-based online gaming network after discovering that hackers had accessed personal details on more than 100 million user accounts.

The company has been gradually restoring the services.

(Reporting by Isabel Reynolds; Editing by Edmund Klamann)