The company said the three-year, $20 million investment will be used to develop exclusive PSN titles from first-party studios and the Pub Fund – a development cost-matching program to studios that develop exclusive titles for the division.
New titles part of the development plan include Eufloria, Okabu, and Papo & Yo.
Sony this month fully restored all Playstation Network services, including the Playstation Store and Qriocity divisions in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia.
Full restoration of services include the Playstation Store, in-game commerce, ability to redeem vouchers and codes, Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity for Playstation 3, PSP, Vaio, and other PCs, and Media Go functionality.
The company said it has implemented considerable enhancements to the network infrastructure, in addition to testing payment and commerce functionality.
The Playstation Store had been unavailable since an external intrusion crippled PSN and Qriocity services in late Apr.
The company said it has implemented new and additional security measures, including updating and adding advanced security technologies, additional software monitoring and penetration and vulnerability testing, and increased levels of encryption and additional firewalls.
Sony in May began sale of the PS3 160GB Call of Duty: Black Ops Bundle, which includes the PS3 160GB hardware, a copy of Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, the Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC Pack, and a Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.