Sony Playstation Faces UK Suit Seeking Billions

Sony Playstation is facing a UK lawsuit that alleges it has ‘ripped off’ consumers by overcharing for games  and in-game purchases.

The article from Jeremy Hodges, published in Bloomberg, accuses Sony of abusing its market dominance, imposig conditions on developers who then pass on “excessive and unfair” prices to consumers.

Read the complete article HERE

Judges now need to approve the suit as an opt-out collective action before it can progress. Once certified the claim could sweep in 8.9 million customers and garner as much as £5 billion ($5.9 billion) in damages. Anyone in the UK who has purchased digital games or extra content on their console or through the PlayStation store since August 2016 is included in the lawsuit.

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]