- Today the FTC announced that Sony Computer Entertainment America will provide consumer refunds to settle FTC charges over misleading ads for their PlayStation Vita gaming console for those who bought a PS Vita before June 1, 2012.
Below is the Press Release, as follows: Sony Computer Entertainment America To Provide Consumer Refunds To Settle FTC Charges Over Misleading Ads For PlayStation Vita Gaming Console
FTC Also Charges Los Angeles Ad Agency with Promoting Console through Deceptive Twitter Endorsements
Note: A conference call for media with FTC Western Region Director Tom Dahdouh will occur as follows:
Date: November 25, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET; 10:00 a.m. PT
Call-in: U.S.: (800) 230-1085; confirmation number 345384
Call-in lines, which are for media only, will open 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. Director Dahdouh and FTC staff will be available to take questions from the media about the case.
Sony Computer Entertainment America ( “Sony” ) has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers with false advertising claims about the “game changing” technological features of its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console during its U.S. launch campaign in late 2011 and early...