SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AND AFFINION TO OFFER IDENTITY PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR CUSTOMERS IN EUROPE  

SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2011 - Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced it will be providing a complimentary 12 month identity protection program through Affinion International Limited for its eligible Station Account holders in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain and Germany. Customers will have the option of enrolling in the program for 60 days after SOE's services come back online by contacting Affinion, one of the world's largest and longest-tenured providers of identity protection services. 

Offered through Affinion, the identity protection program will provide eligible customers whose accounts were involved in the criminal cyber-attack on SOE's network with monitoring, surveillance, reporting and insurance. 

The service offered by Affinion will provide access to the following components:

Personal Information Protection

    <*>Monitoring and alerting service <*>Personal information protection software
Help, Assistance and Guidance
    <*>Dedicated helpline <*>Victim of fraud support
Financial Protection
    <*>Insurance coverage for incurred expenses of identity restoration following identity fraud <*>Card monitoring and alerting service
Further details on how to contact Affinion to sign-up for the program will be made available soon.  Please visit http://www.soe.com/securityupdate frequently for updates. 

About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games.  Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including EverQuest ®, EverQuest ® II, Champions of Norrath ®, PlanetSide ®, Free Realms ®, Clone Wars Adventures™, and DC Universe Online™, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for virtually all platforms, including the PlayStation ® 3 Computer Entertainment System, Personal Computer, mobile and social networks.  Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of the interactive entertainment space through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages.  To learn more, visit  www.soe.com.

About Affinion International Limited.

Affinion International Limited is a world leader in enhancing the value of relationships between great brands and their customers, and provides a wide range of identity protection features that delivers peace of mind and assurance to our members. Affinion is one of the world's largest and longest-tenured providers of identity protection services.To learn more, visit http://www.affinioninternational.com.

Affinion International Limited. Registered in England No. 1008797.  Registered address: Charter Court, 50 Windsor Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 2EJ. Affinion International Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in respect of insurance mediation activities only. Our FSA registered number is 311584. Affinion International Limited.

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