Remember when we told you the Playstation Network might be returning in some limited form last week? Well, we were wrong. Or Sony was, to be precise. In an effort to reactivate and repair the Playstation Network, the Japanese manufacturer had admitted the service is unlikely to return this coming week. In a blog post, Sony's Patrick Seybold revealed the company hadn't anticipated "the extent of the attack", and have pushed back the PSN's return accordingly.
Sony is taking this extended period of time to "conduct further testing of the incredibly complex system", according to Seybold, although some might have a thing or two to say about their so-called 'complex system'. It's yet another blow for Sony - seriously, how long is this stuff going to go on for - who must be pretty glum right about now.
First the PS3 was cracked, leaving it open for rampant piracy. Then the Playstation Network crashed. What first appeared to be a network glitch soon ballooned into a global hacking scandal issue. Let's see what happens next, eh? [Joystiq]