Sony PSN Maintenance is Scheduled for Thursday, August 22nd 2013

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35w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan announced today that PSN Maintenance is scheduled for Thursday, August 22nd 2013.

To quote: Hi everyone, We know that you're all very excited to hear all of the exciting PlayStation news coming out of Gamescom.

Be sure to keep your eyes to this blog all week for all of the stories, pictures and videos that will be coming to you directly from Europe.

In order to continue bringing you the best online games experience on PSN, we will perform routine maintenance beginning Thursday, August 22nd. This maintenance will start at approximately 12:00 Noon PT (1:00PM MT / 2:00PM CT / 3:00PM ET) and last until around 6:30PM PT (7:30PM MT / 8:30PM CT / 9:30PM ET). During the maintenance period, you may receive a maintenance notification when attempting to access PSN.

The PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home and Account Management will not be available during the maintenance period but you WILL be able to access online play and apps provided that you have signed in to the Network at some point between now and the time of the maintenance. So please be sure to sign in now if you wish to access the Network during Monday's maintenance window.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for...
 

PSN / SEN Enabler and Disabler v4.46 v5.1 Arrives for PS3 CFW Users

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39w ago - Following up on his previous release and Sony's PS3 Firmware 4.46 Update, today PlayStation 3 developer Nathan_r32_69 (aka nathanr3269) has updated his PSN / SEN Enabler & Disabler to version 4.46 v5.1 followed by v5.1.1, v5.1.2, v5.2 and v5.2.1 allowing online access for PS3 CFW users with the changes below.

Download: SEN Enabler v5.1 [CEX] [4.46].rar / SEN Enabler v5.1.1 [CEX] [4.46].rar / SEN Enabler v5.1.2 [CEX] [4.46].rar / SEN Enabler v5.2 [CEX] [4.46].rar / SEN Enabler v5.2 [4.46].rar / SEN Enabler v5.2.1 [CEX] [4.46].rar

To quote: SEN Enabler & Disabler v5.1 [4.46] [CEX] - I started developing v5.1 long time ago, now is finally...
 

GT6 Demo Today, Download & Qualify for Nissan GT Academy 2013

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42w ago - Sony Product Manager Ken Chan announced that the GT6 demo is officially available today and invites fans to download and qualify for Nissan GT Academy 2013.

To quote: Do you have what it takes to go from couch to cockpit and join the Nissan GT Academy team? The 2013 GT Academy competition begins today at 5:00pm Pacific Time when an exclusive demo of Gran Turismo 6 for PS3 becomes available to download.

The GT6 demo will guide players through GT Academy-themed driving school challenges before unlocking the final qualifying event. Players have the potential to qualify for this year's GT Academy, kick-starting a journey that could lead to a real-life racing career with Nissan. The demo includes the following modes on the new Silverstone track:

€A quick tutorial that includes tips and tricks on the controls and navigating around the track

€Four warm-up races using two Nissan cars, the LEAF and 370Z

€Five time trials on the Silverstone track driving the Nissan 370Z, four of which take place on various sections of the track, and one being the full lap. That one full lap time becomes the entry time for GT Academy. Enter as often as you like before 3:59pm Pacific Time on July 28th.

Want more? Players...
 

Sony Enables Remote Content Downloads From PSN Web Store

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51w ago - It appears Sony has now enabled remote content downloads from their PSN / SEN (Sony Entertainment Network) Web store, allowing users to queue downloads to their PS3 or PS Vita console the next time they are powered on.

To add an item to your queue, simply purchase and download it via the Web store. The next time you turn on your system, the download will automatically start. If you’re a PlayStation Plus member and have items in your queue, the download will begin at your specified automatic update time.

To quote: An update for the SEN Web Store has been released which introduced a remote download feature. After making a purchase on the Web Store, you will now be able to place your content into a download queue for remote download to your PS3 or PS Vita device.

PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to take advantage of the automatic update function available through the Plus service to remotely download content purchased from the Web Store to your selected device during the regular automatic update.

If you do not have a Plus subscription, any content queued for remote download will automatically begin downloading and installing when the device is manually turned on.

To remote download: You can remotely download game content directly onto your PS3 from the...
 

Sony Announces PSN Maintenance Scheduled for April 15, 2013

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53w ago - This weekend Sony has officially announced PSN maintenance is scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2013 with details below.

For North America, to quote: Hi everyone, We’re settling in to spring on PSN and between the great deals coming to you during Spring Fever 2013, the new PlayStation Plus offerings and epic exclusives, like The Last of Us, just around the corner, there’s a lot happening.

In order to continue bringing you the best online games experience on PSN, we will perform routine maintenance beginning the morning of Monday, April 15th. This maintenance will start at approximately 8:00AM PT (9:00AM MT / 10:00AM CT / 11:00 AM ET) and last until around 8:00PM PT (9:00PM MT / 10:00PM CT / 11:00PM ET).

If you attempt to sign-in during this period, you may receive a maintenance notification when attempting to access PSN. The PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home and Account Management will not be available during the maintenance period.

However, you WILL be able to access online play and apps provided that you have signed in to the Network at some point between now and the time of the maintenance. So please be sure to sign in now if you wish to access the Network during Monday’s maintenance window.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and...
 











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