Russian console users are unhappy with the shutdown of services and consider it illegal
On May 25, 2022, the Khoroshevsky District Court of Moscow registered a class action lawsuit against Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited (the European division of Sony) and the Moscow office of the company. This is written by Vedomosti, which has read the document.
28 plaintiffs are asked to provide access to the PlayStation Store, return the ability to purchase games, and also compensate for non-pecuniary damage – 280 million rubles, 10 million rubles each.
Sony suspended deliveries of games and devices to Russia in early March 2022. The company also shut down the PlayStation Store.
This is not the first lawsuit of Russians against foreign services due to the suspension of their work in the country. In April, users filed two class-action lawsuits against Netflix. The first of them – for 60 million rubles – the court refused to consider .