- BBC.com, Friday, December 26, 2014 11:28 AM
The same hackers who took credit for crippling Sony caused the Web platforms of Xbox and PlayStation to go dark on Christmas Day. Microsoft and Sony -- makers of the two popular gaming consoles --
have been trying to get them back online, BBC News reports. “To make the most of the Xbox and PlayStation consoles, players have to connect to the Internet in order to reach the console
manufacturers computer servers,” BBC notes.
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