Sony plans to restore access to its PlayStation Network and Qriocity movie and music services in the U.S., Europe by the end of this week.

Notably, most of Asia will also be restores, - with the exception of Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea .

The company shut down the services in April after a massive security breach that affected more than 100 online accounts.

The company started restoring access on May 15 this year.

In April Sony was forced to take down the massive Playstation gaming network after attackers infiltrated and acquired personal data on nearly 80 million customers -- one of the largest security breaches in history.

Then, on May 9, Sony learned SOE, which runs games such as DC Universe Online, had also been attacked, affecting an additional 24 million accounts

The company has posted an estimated $171 million loss for the financial year as a result of the PSN's outage

Quoting analysts, the report said it is probably the widest loss, Sony has incurred in the last 16 years cutting $2 billion from operating profit this fiscal year to keep earnings from meeting.

Operating income in the 12 months to March 2012 will be similar to the 200 billion yen ($2.5 billion) last fiscal year