PSN Down for Unscheduled Maintenance, Sony Updates Incoming

135w ago - Update: Several sources including now confirm that PSN services are back online!

Despite publishing their weekly PSN Game Store Updates, users are reporting that PSN is down for what appears to be unscheduled maintenance on Sony's PlayStation Network.

According to, an anonymous source confirmed that the PSN downtime is indeed due to technical issues and not annother intrusion into Sony's online network, to quote:

€The recent PSN outage isn€t because of an external intrusion but a technical issue within the network. Should be fixed in the next few hours and is nothing to get worried about.

Finally, below are some recent Tweets from PlayStationEU on the current situation:

Current indications are that we'll be restoring PlayStation Network services in approx. two hours. We appreciate your patience.

PlayStation Network engineers are working hard on restoring the service. However, we have no news on when it will be back online.

We're aware that PSN is currently unavailable and working with the technicians to find out when it will be restored. Apologies.

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#19 - OGroteKoning - 134w ago
I was just checking! hehehe

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#18 - HeyManHRU - 134w ago
I'll never leave PS3news man .

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#17 - OGroteKoning - 134w ago
Will you still visit PS3News?

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#16 - HeyManHRU - 134w ago
Is XBLA ever down like PSN? Most my friends use XBLA and I'm considering buying a 360.

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#15 - AfricanTech - 134w ago
I haven't been able to get to the password change page or register on psn page since Saturday - sigh - these things always seem to happen when I actually have the time to play online...

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