Canadian PS3 Player Sues Sony Over Faulty Software

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 1:28 PM EST) -- A video gamer in Canada has launched a putative class action against Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. and Sony of Canada Ltd., seeking up to $35 million for alleged damage to PlayStation 3 consoles following the installation of a firmware update.

Sony knew or should have known of inherent defects in the 3.0 version of the PS3 firmware with the potential to seriously damage consoles, but the company nevertheless required PS3 users to install the program, causing major system damage, according to the statement of claim...
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