The plan is available to users in the UK, France, Span and Germany at the moment, with details of other countries to follow. Sony reiterated that the convoluted nature of the region was causing some headaches, but the company will continue work on details outside of the listed nations.

The service, being offered by Affinion, will cover three main areas: personal information protection, dedicated guidance and financial insurance. You'll get 12 months coverage for free.

There's more information available on the PlayStation.Blog.