Sony PlayStation Other OS Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You are a member of the Class if you:

purchased a Fat PS3 in the United States between November 1, 2006 and April 1, 2010, from an authorized retailer for family, personal, and/or household use and you (1) used the Other OS functionality; or (2) knew about the Other OS functionality; or (3) contend or believe that you lost value or desired functionality or were otherwise injured as a consequence of Firmware Update 3.21 and/or the disablement of Other OS functionality in the Fat PS3.

Estimated Amount

Up to $65

This is a pro rata settlement. You will receive a portion of the the pool after expenses

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

In re: Sony PS3 “Other OS” Litigation,
Case No. 4:10-cv-01811-YGR

District Court for the Northern District of California

Case Summary

The Lawsuit claims that disabling the Other OS functionality in Fat PS3s through a firmware update constituted an unfair and unlawful business practice and false advertising. The lawsuit seeks recovery of monetary damages to compensate Fat PS3 purchasers for the loss of the Other OS feature and functionality.

Settlement Pool





In re Sony PS3 “Other OS” Litigation

c/o Garden City Group LLC

P.O. Box 10312

Dublin, OH 43017-5912