According to an e-mail received by N4G-GaMr
from PlayStation Asia, upgraded PSN services and a 90-day warranty extension may be coming to some regions on August 18, 2009 as follows:
"Dear PlayStation®Network Member,
Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited shall launch a new upgraded PlayStation®Network Membership service on 18th August, 2009.Now you can enjoy more value-added services such as online gaming, PlayStation®Home and exclusive membership offers.
Login the PlayStation®Network's "My Page", you can quickly and easily check your trophy lists and friend list with your PC. What's More! You can also get 90-day free warranty extension* by registering your purchased products* in your PlayStation®Network account. Don't miss it.
Sign in the below page with your PlayStation®Network account and register your PlayStation® consoles. http://asia.playstation.com/hk/en/support/p/productreg
(this link will be effective from 18th August, 2009)
For any enquiry, please call the Customer Service Center
Service hour:Mon - Sun: 9am - 8 pm
Hong Kong : 852-2341-2356
Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited
* Only available on in-warranty official PLAYSTATION®3, PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®2 consoles."
Shortly after it was posted, Sony's European Community Team Leader MusterBuster
stated the following, to quote:
"Just had a chat with our honcho about this. A value added PSN account is not coming. Such a thing would need to be done on a global scale and we've heard bob-all about it."
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