Sony shuts down PlayStation Store in Korea to comply with new law
- Posted June 20th, 2012 at 15:44 EDT by Adam Dolge
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The PlayStation Store in South Korea will be suspended from June 29 to comply with the new Game Industry Promotion Act, Sony Computer Entertainment announced. Starting on July 1, the country’s new law makes it so persons under 18 cannot be asked for their real names or ages for account authentication. Online multiplayer will still be available.
Sony must take down the store while it works to comply with the new law. Users will not be able to purchase content, download, or register games online. Service is expected to return sometime this year. The same service on other devices, like PS Vita and PSP, will not be affected.
This only impacts South Korea so users from other regions should not be worried.
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