The news for gamers became worse as there were about 13,000 people whose accounts were hacked and their username and password combinations were revealed. Before this unpleasant event, it was the PSN and the Xbox live going offline and staying shut for almost 3 hours.
The PSN network was almost down for 5 hours. There were many things that were affected like Origin, twitch.tv, Walmart and Amazon including PSN and Xbox Live. News has been that the information was gathered from users directly through spyware and malware.
Update: Information was leaked.
Update: Maybe or maybe not, the information was bogus. But as a word of caution, it’s better to update your passwords.
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While there are many Xbox and PSN users all around the world which accounts to millions, if you are one of those 13,000, you could change your password and others details.