Looks like chaining those engineers to the server racks might have done the trick, as it’s been a fairly quiet few months for Sony’s once beleaguered online service. And if things aren’t bad, then they’re good enough to brag about. “I’m pleased to tell you that the PSN is more secure and better than ever,” said CEO Howard Stringer.
“We are aggressively expanding its content. We have more than three million new customers since the network came back online, and sales are exceeding what we had before the cyber attacks. This year, we at Sony have been flooded, we’ve been flattened, we’ve been hacked, we’ve been singed. But the summer of our discontent is behind us. The past is a prologue to future possibility.” We have a feeling someone had to scrub all the hyperbole off the walls of the IFA show in Berlin, where the announcement was made, before all was said and done.