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PSA: If You Owned A Fat PS3 And Ran Linux On It, You Get $65

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Sony's 2006-born PlayStation 3 is finally at rest, but those who owned the original model are in for a last surprise in the form of a $65 settlement payment from Sony , if they bought the machine brand new and tried to load it up with a Linux OS. Specifically, you have to have purchased a fat PS3 brand new from one of the original runs, which means that you got it from a qualifying retailer between November 1, 2006 and April 1, 2010. The core conceit here is that the machine received an update, version 3.21, that disabled the Other OS functionality, which allowed PS3 owners to use the...
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